Gene T. Barton


Goulston & Storrs PC
400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110-3333
United States

Tel: +1 617 574 0554


Gene Barton is a corporate lawyer, advising private equity firms, strategic acquirers and entrepreneurs on middle-market merger and acquisition transactions. He also serves as outside General Counsel to corporations providing strategic business advice.

Gene has over 30 years’ experience working with U.S. and international clients in a wide spectrum of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, retail and technology. Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Gene worked at an Am Law 100 firm, where he established himself as a leading sell-side mergers and acquisitions attorney with more than $2 billion in transactions over the past five years.

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • Boston University (B.A., 1979) – cum laude
  • Boston University (J.D., 1982) – magna cum laude
The Corporate Group operates as part of an overall business team and approaches legal issues through the lens of the client’s specific business goals and objectives. Our 1:1 partner to associate ratio ensures senior level involvement in every client matter. We structure our teams to match client expectations relative to billing, communication, budget and reporting structure. Partners are both actively involved and readily available.

We counsel national and multinational public corporations, U.S. and non-U.S. privately-held corporations at all stages of development, including start ups and emerging companies, entrepreneurs, closely held and family-owned businesses, financial institutions, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, and corporate executives. Our clients are engaged in a wide spectrum of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, retail/consumer products and services, technology, Internet, financial services, real estate, capital formation, health care, medical technology, and not-for-profit and charitable efforts.