Patrick Quine is an M&A attorney that has been recognized by Best Lawyers as One to Watch and is a member of the firms Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Teams. Clients seek out Patrick as a trusted advisor to help skillfully navigate complex transactions. He is known for being highly responsive and is adept at proactively finding solutions and not problems. Patrick has also been recognized by Alumni Spotlight as one of the Top 100 Lawyers for 2022.

Areas of Practice

Mergers and Acquisitions - General

Patrick represents private equity firms, public companies, privately-held companies, founders and owners in merger and acquisition transactions in a diverse array of industries, including the Consumer, Food & Beverage, Aerospace, Defense and Government Services, Technology, Manufacturing, Industrial and Financial Services industries.

Consumer, Food & Beverage

Patrick has represented a number of Consumer and Food & Beverage companies across multiple sectors, including businesses in the food, food service, production, manufacturing, and packaging subsectors.

Patrick has a deep understanding of the business and strategic needs of Food & Beverage and other Consumer businesses and advises them in navigating the M&A transaction process.

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

Patrick regularly represents private equity firms and other businesses in the aerospace, defense & government services industry. He helps guide them through the complexities inherent to government contracting businesses in the M&A process.



Representative Transactions

Consumer, Food & Beverage

Represented a New York based private equity fund in connection with its acquisition of a quick-serve chicken restaurant chain.

Represented U.S. publicly-traded restaurant business in various acquisition and sale transactions.

Represented Qualserv Solutions, a global commercial kitchen design, manufacturing, engineering, project management and equipment solutions provider, in its sale to The Middleby Corporation (Nasdaq: MIDD).

Represented Ancor Capital Partners in the sale of its platform company Simply Fresh Foods, a producer of fresh, all-natural food products, to Lakeview Farms LLC.

Represented a wheat gluten and ethanol producer in a carveout transaction of one of its manufacturing business lines.

Represented a Texas based private equity fund in its platform acquisition of a meat producing, processing and packaging company.

Represented Latino supermarket chain in connection with an investment by a national grocery chain in the Latino grocer.

Represented SIK Golf, a leading putter company and creator of descending loft technology, in its sale to LA Golf Partners.

Represented a New York based private equity firm in its acquisition of a cosmetic services business.

Represented a Texas based private equity fund in its acquisition of a furniture manufacturing business.

Represented a manufacturer of chemical consumer products in its sale to a private company.

Aerospace, Defense and Government Services

Represented Arlington Capital Partners in its acquisition of Management Research and Consulting, LLC, a provider of international consulting services to customers in defense, intelligence and critical civilian governmental agencies.

Represented Mercury Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRCY) in connection with its acquisition of Physical Optics Corporation, a leading designer, developer, and integrator of advanced technologies primarily focused on avionics & mission subsystems for defense applications.

Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its platform company, a provider of civil construction services for public and private infrastructure projects, to a public infrastructure company.

Represented BlueHalo, a leading provider to the national security community of critical capabilities and technologies, in its acquisition of Asymmetrik Ltd., a leading developer of software solutions and technology tools used to enable the Intelligence Community's most advanced programs.

Represented Quantitative Scientific Solutions LLC (QS-2), a provider of scientific, engineering and advanced analytics consulting services, in its sale to Ernst & Young LLP.

Other Representative Transactions

Represented Sony Interactive Entertainment in connection with the acquisition of Firewalk Studios™ from ProbablyMonsters Inc.

Represented an Esports company in its spinoff of a gaming platform business.

Represented a Texas based private equity fund in its acquisition of leading producer of precision parts for the aerospace, automotive, electronics, military, mining, and utilities industries.

Represented AI platform technology company in its merger with a private company.

Represented Texas based private equity fund in its acquisition of a global manufacturer of products and equipment for environmental challenges of erosion control, odor, land reclamation, waste cover, seeding and dust.

Represented a public traded biotechnology company in a strategic transaction.

Represented an eye car practice in connection with its sale to a national vision practice.

Represented a Texas based private equity fund in its acquisition of a health informatics and data analytics business.



Ones to Watch — Leveraged Buyout and Private Equity Law, Best Lawyers, 2023-2024

Ones to Watch — Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Best Lawyers, 2022-2024

Top 100 Lawyer, Alumni Spotlight, 2022




Member, Association for Corporate Growth

Member, DFW CPG

Member, Texas Bar Association

Member, Saint Thomas More Society


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2010


  • District of Columbia 
  • Texas
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