Vincent Costa



(631) 738-9100 ext. 343

Vincent Costa is a corporate lawyer with a focus on complex M&A transactions. Working with large corporations and high-net-worth individuals, he has closed countless M&A deals worth billions of dollars.

Vinny has successfully negotiated and led the CMM team on a variety of complex corporate matters including business divorces, buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions (asset and stock purchases and sales), and financings, with particular experience in the healthcare, retail, construction, manufacturing, and technology sectors. Serving as the liaison among all the advisors and professional service providers involved in a deal, Vinny has an eye for seeing how all the puzzle pieces fit together. By working and collaborating with clients’ teams of financial advisors, accountants, and M&A advisors, Vinny ensures a smooth and transparent transaction for the benefit of the client.

Vinny also has vast experience drafting and negotiating contracts for various business-related matters including non-competition, supply, distribution, licensing, and employment agreements. He is particularly adept at understanding what business owners and general counsels need from their legal advisors. Devoting his full attention to his clients, Vinny’s practical approach to each client matter leads to real solutions.

Stony Brook University, B.S.
Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D.

New York

Boards, Associations, and Leadership
Member, MacArthur Business Alliance
Member, Touro Law Center Alumni Association
Member, New York State Bar Association

Super Lawyers Rising Star (2021 – 2023)
40 Under 40 Honoree, Stony Brook University (2019)
Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News (2023)
Exemplary Contributions to the Growth of Touro Law Center
Exceptional Contributions to the Leadership of the Touro Law Review
Outstanding Achievement Award in Finance, Stony Brook University

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Lectures & Presentations

November 2022: Stony Brook Pre-Law Society Career Panel

April 2022: Entrepreneurs Across America Restaurant Coalition, “Employment Law for the Hospitality Industry”

June 2021: CMM CLE Series, “Employment Litigation Case Study”

June 2020: Stony Brook University Webinar, “Navigating the Challenging Economic Job Market as a Recent Graduate”

April 2019: Stony Brook Small Business Development Center, “Labor & Employment Issues for Small Businesses”

June 2018: CMM CLE Series, “Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions”

August 2016: Stony Brook Small Business Development Center, “Retaining Counsel in Startup Matters”