Tony Perkins is a shareholder at Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, a 118 attorney firm with offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine and Manchester, New Hampshire where he is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group and Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group. Tony's work includes day to day counseling and transactional assistance to start-up, growth and established businesses involved with technology-oriented product development, intellectual property protection, national and international commercialization and distribution agreements, angel and venture capital financing, joint ventures, and company sales and merger transactions in a variety of industries.
Since the late 1990’s Tony has assisted many clients raise angel capital, venture capital and other private funding and has advised and assisted many clients with mergers with and sales to private and public company acquirers. Many of these engagements involve transactions that cross state and national borders.
Tony is currently the Chair of the Board of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and a member of the Board of the Bioscience Association of Maine. Tony also has been an active mentor, advisor and speaker for the MCE’s Top Gun business accelerator program and its new Cultivator business scale-up program.
Tony is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law and Colby College and is a member of the state and federal bar in Maine and state bar in New Hampshire.