Germaine Nicole Gurr

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Germaine Gurr is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group. Ms. Gurr advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities offerings, capital raising opportunities, joint venture and commercial transactions, and general corporate matters. She also regularly advises global companies on legal and business considerations in corporate and commercial transaction negotiations, operational structuring and management, compliance considerations and governance matters. Ms. Gurr has experience in the energy industry, as well as the infrastructure, software, information technology, retail, healthcare, education and telecommunications sectors.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Gurr worked at Schneider Electric, a global Fortune 500 energy management and automation company where she served as a vice president and deputy general counsel. In that role, she was responsible for and managed all of the company's corporate transactions and corporate governance matters. Ms. Gurr also served as the general counsel for the industrial software business of the company as it was undergoing a reorganization and spinoff.

Ms. Gurr previously practiced with two international law firms focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, asset management and general corporate matters.

Ms. Gurr serves as an adjunct professor at Florida State University College of Law. In the community, Ms. Gurr works closely with Edesia Global Nutrition, a nonprofit organization that focuses its efforts on treating severely malnourished children.

Honors & Awards

  • The Legal 500 USA: GC Powerlist: United States Rising Stars, 2016
  • Global Lead Program, Schneider Electric, 2014
  • Best European Legal Department of the Year, International League Alliance-Leaders League, 2013