Jason R. Wisniewski is a Shareholder in the Firm's Business and Corporate Services Group. Mr. Wisniewski has expertise in representing small closely-held companies as well as emerging, high growth startup companies. Jason’s clients range from pre-revenue startups to mature revenue generating companies in all industries, but with particular expertise in the technology, life-science and consumer product industries.
As counsel to these companies, Jason not only acts as general legal counsel for routine legal matters, but he also advises them through all stages from formation and startup, through multiple rounds of private equity and debt financings, strategic acquisitions of assets and intellectual property, to successful public offerings and sale transactions. Such transactional experience includes selection of entity type, “friends and family” financings, angle investment, seed financings, preferred stock financings, private placements of debt and equity, secured and unsecured credit facilities, venture debt, issuance of convertible securities, employee equity incentive plans and executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, for both acquirers and sellers, tax deferred reorganizations, shareholder agreements, licensing of intellectual property and strategic joint ventures.
In addition to his transactional experience, Jason regularly advises Boards of Directors, officers and shareholders in connection with such matters as to their fiduciary duties and other obligations or potential conflicts of interest.