H. Vincent (“Vince”) McLaughlin

General Counsel and Business Attorney


Vince McLaughlin has been a practicing attorney in California for 34 years and since 1986, has continuously served as the full-time general counsel for three family owned companies in the entertainment, energy, real estate and construction industries.


For 18 years, Vince served as the General Counsel of the Vanir Group of Companies, Inc. and its operating subsidiaries Vanir Construction Management, Inc., Vanir Development Company, Inc. and Vanir Energy, LLC.   Prior to joining Vanir in 1999, Mr. McLaughlin was the General Counsel of Wickland Oil Company (1991-1999) and Video Products Distributors, Inc. (1986-1991), both headquartered in Sacramento.     


Vince has extensive experience providing legal and advisory services to shareholders, directors and executive management.  Areas of specialization include corporate compliance, contract drafting and negotiation, project based financing, real estate, property management, environmental management and remediation, human resources, risk management and insurance, claims and litigation, regulatory and operational matters.  Special projects have included project development and management, business acquisitions and divestments, international transactions, strategic planning and succession planning.  Vince understands operations and transactions from the perspective of a senior executive.      




B.S. in Chemical Engineering,  Columbia University, 1979 

J.D.,  University of the Pacific-McGeorge School of Law, 1982 

Affiliations and Activities Include

Northern California Chairman of the Columbia University Alumni


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