Jenner & Block

Jolene Negre represents public and privately held companies in a broad range of corporate and securities transactions and counseling.

Ms. Negre regularly represents clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, technology acquisitions and venture capital and private equity financings.  She represents buyers and sellers in transactions ranging in value from billions of dollars to small, family-owned businesses.

She has substantial experience counseling companies regarding securities regulation, disclosure, governance and other corporate and securities matters.

Her experience spans industries, having advised clients in the fields of aerospace and defense, media and entertainment, transportation, bioscience, food and beverage, and technology, among others.

Ms. Negre also advises clients on legal and business issues related to blockchain technology and crypto assets.  She leverages familiarity with the evolving legal and regulatory issues related to crypto assets, including recent developments in securities law with respect to issuing and trading such assets.  In addition, she collaborates with lawyers from other practice areas to advise clients using blockchain technology on a wide range of corporate and financial transactions, including initial coin offerings (ICOs) and services agreements related to businesses utilizing blockchain technology.