N. Vincent Pulignano III



Vincent Pulignano is a senior associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and the Sports & Entertainment Industry Team. Vincent practices commercial real estate law, including real estate acquisitions, sales and development, commercial leasing, and real estate finance. He also counsels clients in the areas of general business and corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, commercial agreements, and other general corporate matters.

Vincent is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He received his BBA in Business Management, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2012. He earned his JD, cum laude, from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law in 2016, where he was a member of the Dean’s List and Florida Law Review and the recipient of book awards in Legal Writing and Legal Drafting.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a client in acquiring a $1.3 billion real-estate portfolio acquisition consisting of 97 office, industrial, and retail properties.
  • Represented a public company in a $360 million sale of 28 warehouse properties with over 80 tenants.
  • Represented a client in a $240 million sale of over 30 medical office buildings located throughout the U.S.
  • Represented a client in a $114 million sale of 9 medical office buildings located throughout the U.S.
  • Represented a client in a $103.5 million sale of 10 medical office buildings located in North Carolina.
  • Represented clients in over 30 acquisitions and financings of medical office buildings throughout the United States totaling more than $500 million in each of 2019, 2020, and 2021.
  • Represented a healthcare technology company in a $100 million merger with an India-based firm.
  • Represented fast-casual dining franchisees in a $70 million asset sale of their franchised restaurants to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented a healthcare technology client in a $63 million equity sale and rollover to a strategic buyer.


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law (2020, 2021 ,2023)
  • Recipient, Jacksonville Bar Association: Young Lawyers Section 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Presentations and Publications

  • Co-Author, In-stadium sportsbooks: The next trend in the growing retail and mobile sports industry, Sports Business Journal (May 5, 2022)
  • Author, Proceed With Caution: Navigating the Attorney - Client Privilege in the Corporate World, ACC North Florida Chapter’s Q2 Newsletter, Author (June 19, 2018)
  • Author, NBA patch sponsorships: The issues they present, The Daily Record, Author (October 4, 2017)
  • Author, A Known Unknown: The Call for an Article V Convention, Florida Law Review Forum, Author (April 1, 2016)
  • Presentation, A Mediator's Implicit Bias and How to Overcome It, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Institute for Dispute Resolution Program: Do the Best (Ethical) Mediation You Can (October 23, 2015)
  • Author, The Future of Broadcasting: Drones, SportinLaw (July 2015)
  • Author, Bar Bulletin: Florida’s New Drone Law Implicates Privacy Concerns, The Daily Record (July 13, 2015)


  • The University of Florida Levin College of Law (JD, cum laude, 2016 )
  • The University of Georgia (BBA, magna cum laude, 2012 )

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Co-Founder and Board Member, Elevate Sports Professionals of Jacksonville
  • Member, Sports Lawyers Association


  • Florida
  • Washington D.C.