Joe is chair of McCarter’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies practice. He represents startup and publicly held technology, life science, and consumer companies as well as venture capital funds, private equity funds, and investment banks in a wide range of seed and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and other public offerings. He regularly advises a broad range of startups, venture-backed companies, and venture capital funds and has led hundreds of venture and strategic financing transactions.
Joe has helped companies and private equity firms handle dozens of merger, acquisition, and disposition transactions. Additionally, he has represented issuers and underwriters in scores of IPOs and follow-on public offerings involving companies in the technology, life sciences, and consumer sectors, including leading investment banks such as Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, and Oppenheimer.
Joe also serves as outside general counsel for numerous companies, assisting them with everything from day-to-day business transactions to multinational strategic alliance transactions, such as technology and distribution partnerships and joint ventures. He focuses on representing clients involved in high-growth sectors and has experience with a vast number of industries, including adtech, agile aerospace, artificial intelligence, biotech, blockchain, cleantech, consumer, cryptocurrency, digital media, ecommerce, energy, Internet of Things, fintech/financial services, life sciences, mobile, semiconductor, software, and telecommunications.