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Clint J. Gage

Clint Gage is the managing member of the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale office.  Clint has over twenty-five years of experience representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, capital markets, and general corporate matters. Clint also has extensive experience representing financial institutions in commercial loan transactions.  Clint’s clients range in size from start-up enterprises to middle market publicly listed companies that conduct business in a wide range of industries throughout the United States.

Education & Credentials


Wayne State University Law School

J.D., 1995

Michigan State University

B.A., Business Administration, 1992

Bar Admission

  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Michigan


  •  Best Lawyers in America®
    • Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2023-2024
  • The South Florida Daily Business Review
    • Selected as a finalist for Top Dealmaker of the Year, Corporate Finance, 2012
    • Selected as Dealmaker of the Week, September 2011

Representative Clients

  • Magnate Worldwide, LLC
  • Singing Machine, Inc.
  • Serge Ferrari
  • GEE Group, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • BankUnited, N.A.
  • Professional Bank
  • Economy Rent A Car, Inc.

Prominent Assignments

Represented an ecommerce product, photography and creative content services company in a $60 million sale of a 51% equity interest to a private equity fund

Represented the special committee of the board of directors of a publicly held transportation company in a $56 million going private merger with a private equity fund

Represented a privately held substance abuse treatment center in the $36 million sale of its assets to a strategic buyer

Represented a publicly held transportation company in a $150 million private placement of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to a private equity fund in a change of control transaction, a $17 million strategic acquisition of the assets of a competing company, an up listing onto the NYSE Amex Equities Exchange, and '34 Act periodic reporting

Represented the financial services arm of a domestic automobile manufacturer in the purchase of $800 million of asset backed notes of an automobile rental company. The transaction involved the negotiation of various complex documents, including a note purchase agreement, base indenture, indenture supplements, master collateral agency agreement, master vehicle lease agreement, and disposition agreement

Represented a publicly held waste management company in a $34 million cash-out merger into a Fortune 100 company

Represented a publicly held health care services company in the preparation of an underwriting agreement and registration statement in connection with a follow-on primary public offering, multiple private placements of equity and debt securities, the negotiation of an asset-based line of credit facility, and multiple corporate governance and ownership reporting issues


  • "R&A Guides Small Company Through Merger Into Comvest" -South Florida Daily Business Review (May 2013)
  • "Duo Helped in $180M Acquisition of Plantation-based Online Retailer" - South Florida Daily Business Review (2012)
  • "David Beats Goliath Again in Negotiating Stock Deal" - South Florida Daily Business Review (2011)
  • "Lawyer Helps XPO Logistics Get $150 Million in Equity Funding"- South Florida Daily Business Review (2011)
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