Greg LeSaint has extensive experience advising founders, entrepreneurs, operating companies, private funds, lenders, investors, and multi-generational businesses in complex transactions, corporate governance matters, and succession planning. He prioritizes thoughtful risk assessment, focused advice, careful drafting, collaboration, and targeted negotiation to help his clients navigate uncertainty and maximize transactional value. 

Greg’s practice spans multiple disciplines and industries, and his clients call on him to solve common and unique business and legal issues thoroughly and efficiently. He frequently represents acquirers and targets in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions; advises private fund principals and real estate developers on investment vehicle formation and capital deployment; advises founders and entrepreneurs on critical company issues; advises borrowers and lenders on secured financing; and serves as outside general counsel to emerging and mature companies, including family-owned and closely held businesses. Greg works across multiple industries, including technology and software, wine, real estate, apparel, and professional services.

Greg is a Co-Chair of Farella’s Private Equity and Venture Capital initiative and a member of Farella's Professional Standards Committee.


  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to WatchBusiness Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2024)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Pro Bono Advisory Board, Swords to Plowshares