Paul H. Pincus


Paul Pincus is head of the firm’s private company Mergers and Acquisitions practice, a member of the firm’s Corporate and Global Mobility practices, and head of the firm’s Employment and Executive Compensation, and Staffing, practices. Paul’s practice focuses on complex mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, contracts and licensing, executive retention agreements, and employment law, for domestic and international companies.

Paul advises and assists international companies on establishing and expanding their operations in the U.S., and U.S. companies on expansion abroad. He also serves as outside U.S. general counsel to clients, providing day-to-day legal and business counsel on a variety of matters.

Paul is an accomplished corporate and M&A attorney who has completed over 100 deals across a range of industries during the past 35 years. Paul has written and lectured extensively before national and state trade associations on mergers and acquisitions, contract issues, employment law, and other topics. He has also lectured on mergers and acquisitions for several years at Columbia Business School, and has been a guest speaker on M&A issues for KPMG. He is a member of the mergers and acquisitions committee of the American Bar Association.

Paul is one of the leading attorneys in the country in the representation of staffing and IT firms, having represented on a national basis clients in the staffing and IT industries on a broad range of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, executive retention, and employment law, matters for over 35 years. He was the first General Counsel of the New York Staffing Association and has served for the past 17 years as General Counsel of the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Chapters of TechServe Alliance – the national trade association of the IT and engineering staffing and solutions industry.

Most of Paul’s clientele are in the Information Technology, software, staffing, manufacturing, aerospace, pharmaceutical and hospitality industries.


  • Contracts and Licensing
  • Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Employment
  • Executive Retention and Separation Agreements
  • International Transactions
  • Staffing Firms


  • Aerospace
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Software
  • Staffing


State University of New York at Stony Brook – B.S.,1972 with Departmental Honors.

Hofstra Law School – J.D., 1976. Member of National Moot Court Team.


New York, 1977