Amazon Corporate Counsel Joins Goodwin’s PE Practice

Amazon Corporate Counsel Joins Goodwin’s PE Practice

goodwin nfGoodwin Procter has added Jared Jensen to the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in its Private Equity Practice. Mr. Jensen joins Goodwin from where he was Senior Corporate Counsel.

“Jared’s private equity market knowledge and insight, coupled with his experience in taking technology companies private, make him an exceptional addition to our team,” said John LeClaire, chair of Goodwin’s Private Equity Practice. “Jared will play a vital role in delivering valuable client service, particularly as we continue advising clients in the growing middle-market investment and growth equity sectors.”

At Goodwin, Mr. Jensen will represent private equity firms, companies and management teams in leveraged buyout, growth equity and merger and acquisition transactions in a variety of industries, with a strong emphasis on the technology sector. This work will include take-private transactions, leveraged acquisitions of private and public companies, cross-border acquisitions, equity restructurings and minority investments in growth companies.

Prior to Amazon, Mr. Jensen was a partner with Kirkland & Ellis, and previously was an attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell. He received his JD from Harvard Law School where he was senior editor of the International Law Journal; he received his BA from Brigham Young University.

Goodwin Procter’s Private Equity Practice has a team of more than 100 attorneys and focuses on buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity investments and portfolio company transactions. The firm has offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC (

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