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Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2003
  • B.A., Carleton College, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Benjamin M. Hron

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Special Counsel
  • T: 617.449.6584
    F: 617.326.3074

Ben Hron is a business law attorney whose practice focuses on advising private companies, on general corporate matters, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and strategic collaborations. Ben acts as the outside general counsel for emerging growth companies and also represents private equity, venture capital and angel investors and financial institutions in connection with the financing of public and private companies.

Ben has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs and startups, often getting involved when a business is still in its infancy and helping guide the founders through the formative early stages of their company's development. Prior to joining McCarter, Ben co-founded VC Ready Law Group, a boutique law firm focused on helping entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses. Ben's experience running his own company helps him better understand and address the issues facing startups. Ben also hosts the McCarter & English seminar series for entrepreneurs at the Cambridge Innovation Center.

Ben also advises investors and financial institutions in connection with debt and equity financing transactions. He specializes in venture capital financing, asset-based loans and distressed debt workouts.

Ben received a Juris Doctor from Harvard and a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in Biology and Political Science from Carleton College. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts.

Representative Matters

Advised a medical supply company in connection with the sale of its business.
Advised a private equity fund in connection with its acquisition of debt and equity securities issued by a publicly traded media company.
Advised a private equity fund in connection with a $3,500,000 equity investment in a UK-based clothier.
Advised an oil and gas technology company in connection with the sale of its business.
Advised a California-based e-commerce company in a $1,500,000 venture debt financing.

Speaking

10/20/16
McCarter & English Entrepreneur Series
10/06/16
McCarter & English Entrepreneur Series
09/01/16
08/18/16

Publications

03/01/16
01/16/15
M&E Venture Capital and Early Stage and Emerging Companies Alert
09/25/13
M&E Corporate, Securities and Financial Institutions Alert
08/22/13