Bailey Glasser Adds Lawyer Gregory Payton to Corporate Practice Group


March 3, 2022 – National law firm Bailey & Glasser, LLP has added lawyer Gregory W. Payton to its Corporate Practice as an associate in its Florida office, the firm announced today.

In Bailey Glasser’s Corporate Practice, Greg will be working with public and private companies, family-owned businesses, financial institutions, and leaders across an array of American industries. Greg joins a dynamic Corporate department that regularly leads innovative transactions ranging in size from $1 million to $1 billion and serves diverse businesses within such regulated fields as energy, manufacturing, real estate, automotive, healthcare, technology, gaming, esports, communications, and cannabis. The team also handles complex financing arrangements, business valuations, banking services, and works with businesses on company formation, governance, workouts, and foreclosures.

“We are excited to welcome Greg Payton to Bailey Glasser and our practice group,” said Marc R. Weintraub, managing partner of Bailey Glasser’s Florida office and Corporate Practice Group Leader. “His experience and energy is welcomed to the team as we expand our capabilities to our valued clients and in new industries.”

Greg holds a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Williams College where he studied Psychology and Africana Studies.

While a student at Stetson University College of Law, Greg served as an executive board member of the Stetson Black Law Students Association and interned with the American Civil Liberties Union as a Youth Justice Fellow. He also volunteered in Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy and studied at the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice in the Netherlands. He continues to volunteer as a Guardian ad Litem for the 6th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

While at Williams College, Greg was a three-sport athlete on the football, basketball, and track & field teams. In his first post-collegiate position, Greg joined the renowned IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, where he mentored student-athletes from around the world.

About Bailey & Glasser, LLP

Bailey Glasser was founded in 1999 by Ben Bailey and Brian Glasser in Charleston, West Virginia. Now a national firm with 18 offices, including in Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Washington, DC, Bailey Glasser handles our clients’ most challenging and consequential legal issues, in litigation and in corporate matters. 

We bring a trial-focused approach to litigation for plaintiffs and defendants that vigorously protects the interests of our clients – businesses in many industries and of all sizes (from Fortune 500 companies to family offices), individuals,  governmental entities and government servants, and even law firms that call upon us to help them in matters because of our unique blend of resources and trial experience. Some of our areas of particular litigation focus include complex commercial litigation, in finance and energy; class action and mass tort cases; multi-district litigation involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals and automobiles; bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings; and individual negligence cases.

Bailey Glasser's sophisticated corporate practice provides strategic guidance, counseling, and innovative solutions in virtually every type of corporate, real estate, and financial transactions. Those projects include business formations, public and private securities offerings, corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs, real estate development, leasing, personal property transactions, executive hiring and compensation, ownership disputes, and commercial lending.

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