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Jeff is a partner in Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group and the Business and Finance Department more broadly, with a practice focusing on technology and health care. Jeff has extensive experience representing both companies and investors in venture capital and private equity transactions. He has helped clients address a wide range of venture capital issues, including creating optimal structures, structuring anti-dilution protection, allocating control between management and investors, and providing for exit strategies, including “take-along” rights, redemption rights and “put” mechanisms.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., with honors
  • Northwestern University, MBA, with honors, Kellogg School of Management
  • Northwestern University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa