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.
Ms. Negre has extensive experience in the practice areas of telecommunications, media and entertainment, focusing on cable television networks, digital media, telecommunications systems and the technologies developed in those industries. She works in depth with technology companies, including semiconductor device and equipment manufacturers. Ms. Negre also has significant experience working with private equity portfolio companies.
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.
A partner in the firm’s Corporate Department and a member of the nationally recognized Content, Media & Entertainment Practice, Ms. Negre is chair of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Business Law Section. In 2014, she was selected for the Fellows Program of the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization made up of the legal profession’s top general counsel and managing partners. Prior to joining Jenner & Block, she practiced at a large global law firm.