Hunter Haines is a trusted adviser to entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and emerging growth companies. He represents startup and mature private and public companies and investors across a broad range of industries, including fintech, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, life sciences, consumer goods, retail and financial services.
As an associate in the firm’s practice group for startup and emerging growth companies, NEXT powered by Shulman Rogers, Hunter advises clients in a wide array of matters, including public and private offerings, venture capital transactions, securities law compliance, corporate governance, executive and employee compensation, commercial contracts, business planning and exit strategies. In addition to his startup and emerging growth company practice, Hunter’s active mergers and acquisition practice allows him to advise his clients throughout the life cycle of their business from formation to exit.
Clients appreciate Hunter’s perspective, his diligence and the care he shows for their overall business objectives. He approaches each matter with no preconceived notions, and takes the time to listen to and understand the client’s specific needs and business goals.
Hunter received a B.S. from Towson University, and a J.D. and Business Law Certificate from the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law. During law school, Hunter served as an Asper Fellow for the Honorable Robert N. McDonald of Maryland Court of Appeals and as a judicial intern for the Honorable George L. Russell, III of the United States District Court, District of Maryland. He was published in, and served as a Notes and Comments Editor for, the Maryland Law Review.