Scott J. Pinarchick: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Scott J. Pinarchick

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Business Law
  • Fund Formation
  • Cross Border
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Debt Finance & Capital Markets
  • Communications
  • Cable
  • Broadcasting
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless & Satellite
University University of Colorado, B.S., 1991
Law SchoolSyracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1995; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with distinction, 1997
Admitted1995, New Jersey; 1996, New York and Pennsylvania; 1997, Massachusetts; 2004, Rhode Island
BornNovember 7, 1967

Scott is a partner and chair of the firm's Tax, Benefits & Compensation Department. He has advised a broad range of the firm's clients on federal, state and international tax issues.

Scott's practice focuses on the tax planning aspects of merger and acquisition activities, private equity, venture capital and equity compensation arrangements. He has advised clients structuring tax-free and taxable mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations of public and private companies including both inbound and outbound cross-border transactions; domestic and offshore partnerships; public and private company equity and debt financings; and general corporate, limited liability company partnership and individual tax matters.

South Asia
Central and Eastern Europe (CEEMENA)

Besides Edwards Wildman

In his spare time, Scott enjoys spending as much time as possible with his children.


IC Recapture Holdings LLC Acquires Flex Leasing Power & Service LLC

Edwards Wildman attorneys represented IC Recapture Holdings LLC (“Recapture”) in their acquisition of Flex Leasing Power and Service (“FLPS”).

Disposal of Avangate Group to Francisco Partners

Our cross-border team comprising lawyers from the Chicago, London, Boston, LA, New York and Providence offices, successfully represented the sellers (comprising Romanian serial tech entrepreneur Radu Georgescu, 3TS Capital Partners' CEE technology fund and the management team) in connection with the disposal of the Avangate Group to Francisco Partners.

Bessemer Investment in UK Cloud-Based Call Center Software

Bessemer Venture Partners led a $35 million Series D funding in NewVoiceMedia Ltd., a UK cloud-based call center software provider.

Edwards Wildman Team Advises Sole Shareholder in Sale of Stock

An Edwards Wildman team of attorneys advised the sole shareholder of Micronics, Inc., a New Hampshire, USA- and Stoke-on-Trent, England-based manufacturer of filtration products and equipment used in mining, water treatment and food and beverage industries, in a March 28, 2013 sale of his stock to an entity formed by Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

Accel Partners Series A investment

In January 2013, our lawyers represented Accel Partners in its Series A investment round in Friendly Fashion Limited.

Lilliputian Systems Series C Equity Financing

In 2012, an Edwards Wildman team represented portable power startup Lilliputian Systems, Inc. in completing a $40M initial closing of a planned $60M Series C financing round led by RUSNANO, a Russian government-owned investor in nanotechnology projects, and multiple existing investors in the company.

Leveraged Acquisition by MVC PE Fund, LP.

We represented MVC Private Equity Fund LP in the January 2012 leveraged acquisition of Gibdock Limited, which owns and operates the ex Royal Navy Dockyard in Gibraltar, from Yachting World (Jersey) Limited.

Acquisition by Baja Broadband

Our Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Debt Finance lawyers represented South Carolina based Baja Broadband in the December 2011 asset acquisition of cable television systems from US Cable of Coastal-Texas, L.P.

Acquisition of Smart Device Media, Inc.

Our lawyers represented Smart Device Media, Inc. in its December 2011 acquisition by Crisp Media, Inc., which provides a platform for delivering advertising content to smart devices.

Sale of Membership Interest in a New England Electric Utilities Company

In 2011, our lawyers represented First Point Power, LLC in the sale of preferred and common membership interests to Olympus Capital Investments, LLC.

Annual Edwards Wildman & McGladrey SBIC CFO Conference
June 17, 2014 event
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - First Circuit Holds That Private Equity Fund is a Trade or Business Subject to Potential ERISA Control Group Liabilities; Broader Tax Consequences Possible
July 2013
House and Senate Introduce Bills Deferring Tax Deductions for Foreign Insurers Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 22, 2013
General Counsel Roundtable - The NY AG and Management Fee Waivers
September 13, 2012 event
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - The New York Attorney General and Management Fee Waivers
September 2012
Obama's 2013 Budget Proposes Tax on Excess Reinsurance Premiums to Offshore Affiliates Again Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
February 15, 2012
Client Advisory - Special Procedure for Filing Delinquent Foreign Bank and Financial Account Reporting Requirements Due September 23, 2009
September 2009
Client Advisory - Foreign Bank and Financial Account Reporting Requirements for June 30, 2009
June 2009
Client Advisory - Closing in on Taxation of Carried Interest
May 2009
Client Advisory - Congress Begins Move Against General Partners' Carried Interests
June 25, 2007

Edwards Wildman Advises the Shareholders of GTS on Its Sale to Deutsche Telekom for a Total Consideration of 546 Million
June 2, 2014
Edwards Wildman Advises the Shareholders of GTS on Its Sale to Deutsche Telekom for a Total Consideration of 546 Million
November 12, 2013
Edwards Wildman Advises Bessemer on USD35M VC Funding for NewVoiceMedia, Reports Private Equity Wire
September 24, 2013
Edwards Wildman Advises Bessemer Venture Partners on $35 Million Venture Capital Funding for NewVoiceMedia, Suppliers of Cloud Contact Centre Technology
September 19, 2013
Edwards Wildman Advises Bessemer Venture Partners in NewVoiceMedia Investment, Reports The Deal
September 19, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Scott Pinarchick Comments on Carried Interest Legislation in Private Equity Manager
March 26, 2013
Atlantic Tele-Network to Acquire Divestiture Properties from Verizon Wireless
June 9, 2009
Attorneys recognized at EAPD's Second Annual Pro Bono Award Reception
June 25, 2008
Ten Attorneys Admitted As Partners of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
January 2, 2007

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Scott J. Pinarchick

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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