Eric Gilbert - McDermott Will & Emery


Eric Gilbert focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and general corporate matters.  He routinely represents private equity clients in all aspects of their investments from acquisition through portfolio management/growth until their exit.

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  • Represented H.I.G. Capital, LLC, in its acquisition of Trinity Services Group, Inc., a leading food and commissary services company and multiple related add-on acquisitions
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital, LLC, in its acquisition of Correct Care Solutions which was merged into Correctional Medical Group Companies to form Wellpath, a leading provider of healthcare services in correctional environments located across nearly 40 states
  • Represented Gauge Capital in is acquisition of Comprehensive EyeCare Partners, a practice management business that provides support services to ophthalmologist and optometrists
  • Represented Comvest Partners in its acquisition of a leading manufacturer of area rugs and other home décor products
  • Represented Securus Technologies, Inc., in multiple domestic and international acquisitions of technology companies that provide technology and other services to the corrections industry
  • Represented Gladstone Capital Corporation in connection with multiple debt financings which included equity co-investments
  • Represented Boyne Capital Partners in both its acquisition of, and subsequent sale of, B&W Quality Growers, a leading US grower, packer and shipper of salad greens to markets throughout North America and the United Kingdom
  • Represented a family office in the acquisition of a series of quick service


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2022-2024
  • Chambers USA, Corporate M&A & Private Equity, 2019-2023
  • IFLR1000, Private Equity, M&A, 2022-2023
  • Super Lawyers Florida, Rising Star, 2013-2021
  • Acritas Stars, listed among independently rated lawyers, 2019-2020
  • The Legal 500 US, 2019
  • The M&A Advisor, Emerging Leaders Award 2019


  • Project Ready for School, founding board member
  • Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, founding member of Champions Group


Boston University School of Law, JD, 2006
University of Florida, BA, Economics, 2003
University of Florida, BA, Finance, 2003