Joseph E. Carpenter, Jr.

Joseph Carpenter


  • Business Formation and Business Counseling
  • Technology related transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity, Venture Capital, Banking and Finance Real Estate and Development Transactions

Mr. Carpenter is a lawyer with extensive global legal experience in a wide range of technology, services, and real estate industries.  Mr. Carpenter has successfully negotiated hundreds of millions of dollars in equipment leasing transactions and has managed a highly profitable captive-leasing program that originated in excess of $1 billion dollars worth of equipment leases.  Mr. Carpenter has successfully completed in excess of 50 technology acquisitions or divestitures; in addition, he has structured, negotiated and closed in excess of 20 technology transfer and development agreements in the US, EU, Korea, Taiwan, China, Brazil and Argentina.

Mr. Carpenter has also successfully represented a wide range of developers and investors in real estate related transactions.

Prior to his private practice Mr. Carpenter served as Sr. Vice President & General Counsel for The Racal Corporation and its multiple subsidiaries in North America. In addition, Mr. Carpenter served as the Sr. Vice President at Racal Datacom, Inc., with complete P&L responsibility for the $280 million per year Solutions and Services business unit. He was instrumental in leading this 750-employee group to achieve record revenue and profit growth.

  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, Cum Laude, 1979
  • B. A., Brown University, 1975
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