Richard D. McNeil

Partner

mcneilr@ballardspahr.com
Tel 612.371.3266
Fax 612.371.3207
Minneapolis
Richard McNeil has 35 years of experience in corporate, securities, and commercial law. His practice includes representing companies in manufacturing, distribution, technology, software, and educational product businesses. Dick also handles mergers and acquisitions, representing both buyers and sellers, particularly private equity investors; as well as representing senior and subordinated lenders and borrowers, particularly subordinated lenders providing acquisition financing.

Representative Matters

  • Sale of various portfolio companies by a private equity firm to strategic and private equity buyers
  • Sale of various business by a Receiver appointed by the U.S. District Court
  • Four or more per year: subordinated loans and equity co-investments to finance acquisitions
  • Acquisition of various technology companies by a leading instrumentation manufacturer
  • Acquisition of a U.S. and U.K. coatings business by a global NYSE coatings company

Professional Activities

Minnesota Bar Association, Business Law and Corporate Counsel Sections, Member

Minneapolis Club, Member

Recognitions and Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, mergers and acquisitions law, 2017-2020

Minnesota Super Lawyers, 2002-2004, 2006

University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1976, cum laude)

University of Cambridge (LL.B., 1977)

University of Minnesota (B.A., 1973, summa cum laude)
Minnesota