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Michael T. O'Neil


Michael T. O’Neil

Corporate Practice Team, Chair

P: 781-848-5028
F: 781-848-5096

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Areas of Practice

Michael T. O’Neil is a Partner in the firm’s corporate law department and focuses primarily on general corporate matters of the closely-held business, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, debt financings, commercial agreements, including distribution and licensing agreements, and employment/non-competition contracts. Mr. O'Neil also assists his business clients with their asset protection, business succession and estate planning needs.

Work for Clients

Mr. O’Neil has been involved in representing companies in a broad range of business stages from start-ups to publicly traded companies. Mr. O’Neil represents clients in diverse industries, including technology-based companies, automobile dealerships, franchises, manufacturers, distributors. real estate developers and service companies, all with a particular focus on the issues of starting, owning, operating and selling closely-held businesses.

Mr. O’Neil represents clients in diverse industries, with a particular focus on the issues of starting, owning, operating and selling closely held businesses.

Sample Transactions

  1. Represented the Seller of commercial construction supply manufacturer in the sale of its North American operations to a strategic European acquirer in an approximate $20,000,000 deal.
  2. Recently represented a U.S. distribution company in a $50,000,000 complex cross-border sale/joint
    venture transaction
  3. Recently completed the sale of 50% of a health care imaging startup valued at $2,500,000
    to a private equity firm
  4. Recently completed business succession plan for $6,000,000 family-owned retail business to ensure
    that the next generation maintained control of the business while the older generation cashed out in
    order to finance their retirement
  5. Represented global chemical company with offices and facilities in United States, France and China in approximate $70,000,000 sale to German strategic buyer
  6. Represented regional auto dealer group in acquisition of flagship car dealership and real estate in approximate $10,000,000 deal and new approximate $50,000,000 credit facility


Mr. O’Neil served as Articles Editor for the Boston University Law Review.
Mr. O'Neil is a frequent speaker and lecturer on a wide array of topics including: legal issues for start-ups, family owned business issues and selling closely held businesses.


Mr. O'Neil has been honored with the distinction of Massachusetts SuperLawyer Rising Stars, for 2009, which was published in Boston Magazine. The Rising Stars are under 40 years old, or have been practicing law for fewer than ten years. Only 2.5 percent of Massachusetts lawyers are named as Massachusetts Rising Stars.


J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2001 (cum laude)
B.A., Merrimack College, 1998 (cum laude)

Bar Admissions

Rhode Island