Practice Focus

Eric Gyllenborg is a transactional lawyer handling general corporate, commercial lending, securities, finance, employment and medical and technology transfer matters. Eric helps clients structure, negotiate and document formations, mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and dissolutions and other complex business needs, such as:

  • Commercial lending and loan restructurings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities offerings
  • Shareholder, employment, consulting and operating agreements
  • Corporate governance and shareholder disputes
  • Business, trademarks and intellectual property issues
  • Leases and
  • Joint venture agreements

He also represents lenders and borrowers in all types of sophisticated financial transactions, including permanent loans, lines of credit, revolving loans, working capital loans, construction loans and securitized loans, as well as intercreditor arrangements.


Eric was formerly with Weston, Patrick, Willard & Redding in Boston. He joined Rackemann in 2008.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a Massachusetts “Rising Star” in a research project conducted jointly by Boston and Law & Politics magazines.


Notable Experience

Notable Experience

Eric has represented a wide range of corporate and institutional clients, including the following:

  • Lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial and industrial lending.
  • Entrepreneurs in the formation of new business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and business trusts.
  • Clients undertaking equity or debt capital raising.
  • Business clients performing mergers, acquisitions, and other related business transactions.
  • Management of companies for general corporate governance, employment matters, preparing employment, shareholder (buy-sell) and other related agreements.
  • Numerous Boston-based teaching hospitals with consulting agreements and clinical and sponsored research arrangements.
  • Buyers and sellers of privately-held companies.
  • Non-profit entities with formation, obtaining tax-exempt status, fund-raising compliance, mergers, acquisitions and dissolutions.
Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Small Business Law Practice, Massachusetts CLE
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Estate Planning Council

Publications & Talks

  • Small Business Law Practice, Massachusetts CLE
Personal Interests

Personal Interests

Member of the Board of Trustees of Tower School, an independent day school located in Marblehead, Massachusetts.