Pablo Alvarez


Pablo Alvarez is an attorney at Vela Wood. He focuses his practice in the areas of Sports & Compliance, M&A, venture capital, and private equity.

“What we do in life echoes in eternity.” – Maximus

Pablo graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and earned an MBA from the University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business. He received his B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia while on scholarship as a member of the football team. After graduating from UVA, he obtained a graduate certificate in Sports Business from New York University.

Prior to joining Vela Wood, Pablo was a corporate associate at Holland & Knight LLP, where he advised public and private companies and private equity funds on various M&A transactions. Pablo is a member of the Florida Bar Business Law Section and the Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Section.

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  • Advised a New York-based private equity fund and its portfolio company, a leading specialty distributor of critical power components, in connection with numerous add-on acquisitions.
  • Advised a Boston-based private equity fund and its portfolio company on a strategic add-on acquisition.
  • Advised a NYSE-listed telecommunications and energy infrastructure construction company on several strategic acquisitions.