Joseph A. Ferino delivers legal solutions to early-stage and emerging-growth technology and technology-enabled companies, along with the investors who support them. His transactional practice addresses entity formation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues, and securities law matters.
From startups to long-established companies, Joe has represented numerous clients in corporate finance transactions, including equity and debt financings and myriad other corporate and commercial matters. He handles game-changing mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset purchases, and advises clients on corporate governance and formation matters. He also provides guidance on the complex issues that arise from recent changes in securities law and other regulations.
Joe is a member of several of the firm’s working groups, including those relating to blockchain, smart contracts, digital currencies, and proptech. Because rapid innovation often outpaces laws and regulations, Joe stays abreast of these key emerging technologies and anticipates how they will affect his clients.
Joe is a leading voice in the venture capital ecosystem who guides entrepreneurs and investors on disruptive technologies and business strategies. He frequently presents on emerging topics and conducts “lunch and learn” sessions. Joe has also served as an adjunct professor on the subject of high-growth corporate transactions at Cornell Law School. In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf and guitar.