Legal Workshop: Negotiating Terms in Equity Financing
Instructors and Moderators
Jennifer Berrent, Partner, WilmerHale
Jennifer has handled a variety of corporate and securities law matters for a number of entrepreneurs, early-stage investors and established companies. Ms. Berrent has routinely advised on complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings and initial public offerings, among others. Using her business background, Ms. Berrent has advised clients on how to adapt their business models and has regularly provided advice and representation to emerging companies and clients in the FinTech sector. Before law school, she was a strategy consultant at The Parthenon Group and worked in the Strategic Planning Group at American Express.
Ms. Berrent has been working with emerging companies in particular for more than 15 years and is focused on serving as trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and the NYC entrepreneurial community. She represents first-time and serial entrepreneurs, as well as early stage investors and venture capital funds. She spearheaded the firm’s involvement with WeWork Labs, a leading start-up incubator program, to offer accessible legal counsel and programming for early stage entrepreneurs.