Attorney at Law
Corporations & Transactions
Jesse is a corporate/securities and commercial attorney with years of broad based legal experience. His clients benefit from his varied legal experience as an attorney at both large and small law firms, as general counsel of a publicly traded software company and as the co-founder of a number of different companies. He began his career as an associate at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (now Pillsbury Winthrop), a large international law firm based in San Francisco where he represented financial institutions, telecommunications companies, energy and technology companies.
He served as General Counsel to OpenTV Corp, a publicly traded interactive television software company, where he managed a ten person worldwide legal department and was responsible for licensing and services agreements, investment and joint venture agreements, intellectual property, labor and corporate governance.
Jesse represents entrepreneurs and privately held companies in all stages of development. His corporate expertise includes entity formation for start-ups, equity compensation, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions and shareholder matters. He often acts as outside general counsel for private companies, advising them on corporate compliance, board and management issues, investor relations and strategic business matters.
• J.D., University of California, Berkley
• B.A. (magna cum laude), University of California, Berkley
• California Bar Association
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