Bruce E. Macdonough

Bruce E. Macdonough: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP AV stamp icon
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For more than 35 years, Bruce has concentrated his practice on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, other sophisticated corporate finance transactions, and providing general corporate counsel to public and private companies. The judgment and experience gained from working with both entrepreneurs and institutions in a wide range of industries and through several economic cycles helps Bruce to assist clients in efficiently navigating the minefield of legal and financial issues raised in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing business deals.


•Mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations
•Public and private equity and debt offerings
•Periodic SEC reporting
•Board and special committee advice, including corporate governance counsel
•Start-up and venture capital transactions

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law, 2009-2019
• Lawyer of the Year, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Phoenix, 2014
•Member, Winning Team, M&A Advisor's Turnaround Awards, Professional Services (B-To-B) Deal of the Year and Restructuring Community Impact Deal of the Year for the Preferred Stock Investment in Roadrunner Transportation Systems, 2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2006-2018
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.445.8305  Phone
602.445.8618  Fax
University Attended:
Stanford University, A.B., 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
2000, Arizona
Birth Information:
Bethpage, New York, August 28, 1956
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Wide-ranging public company M&A experience, including acquisition programs for consolidators and other growth companies, going private transactions, special committee assignments, tender offers, mergers and other change-in-control transactions.; Regular representation of private companies, ranging from entrepreneurial family businesses to private equity firms, in acquisitions and dispositions.; General counsel for public companies, including advice and assistance with respect to periodic SEC reporting, corporate governance and director fiduciary duties.; Served as issuer's counsel in numerous initial and other public, Rule 144A and PIPE offerings for businesses in a broad range of industries.; Served as underwriters' counsel for investment banking firms that have included Salomon Smith Barney, Raymond James, BT Alex. Brown, Warburg Dillon Read, and Prudential Securities.; Broad corporate finance experience that includes venture capital and other private placements of equity and debt securities, secured bank and subordinated loans, and the structuring and negotiation of joint venture, shareholders' and strategic alliance agreements.; Industry experience that has included manufacturing, specialty retail, health care, hospitality and other service businesses.

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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Phoenix, Arizona

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