Jedediah Ande is a partner of the firm. He represents venture capital funds, private equity funds and early stage, emerging growth and venture-backed companies in a wide variety of technology and tech-enabled industries. His areas of expertise include mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, equity transactions (private equity and venture capital financings), debt financings and other general corporate and securities law matters. Jed has advised hundreds of clients in numerous acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financing transactions and other general corporate matters. In connection with such matters, he has structured, negotiated and documented a wide variety of business and corporate agreements, including merger agreements, securities purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, disclosure schedules for, and other ancillary transaction documents associated with, such agreements and transactions, including escrow agreements, security agreements, employment agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, partnership agreements, shareholders agreements, and other entity formation documents.
Prior to McCarter, Jed was a partner at SorinRand, where he applied his skillset to the service of emerging growth and middle market entities. His breadth and depth of legal experience and skills have enabled him to provide high quality, value-added services and to become a trusted advisor to our clients. Jed has been recognized as being among New Jersey's Rising Stars of the legal profession, an honor that recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state.
Jed has been a corporate and securities associate in the Philadelphia office of Dechert LLP, an international law firm. While practicing at Dechert, he represented numerous clients in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, equity and debt financings and a myriad of other corporate and commercial matters. In addition, he has represented investment banks in connection with the issuance of fairness opinions in public company transactions. He also gained a broad range of experience in private entity formation, corporate governance and SEC disclosure requirements and filings.