N. Vincent Pulignano

Senior Counsel

N. Vincent Pulignano

Senior Counsel

Vincent Pulignano is a senior counsel 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.

Representative Experience

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

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law (2020-2024)
  • Recipient, Jacksonville Bar Association: Young Lawyers Section 2017 Volunteer of the Year


  • Member of the Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Member of the Sports Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

  • Senior Warden of the Vestry of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
  • Member of the Golf Committee at Timuquana Country Club
  • Member of ICSC

Presentations and Publications

  • Co-Author, Baiting the Line: Can Professional Sports Leagues or Teams Sign NIL Deals with College Athletes?, Business of College Sports (September 26, 2022)
  • 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)