Jan is Managing Partner and head of the private equity and investment funds... more
Jan is Managing Partner and head of the private equity and investment funds practices at Schwell Wimpfheimer Associates. He practices general corporate and transactional law, with a focus on representing sponsors and investors in all types of private investment funds and handling international mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions for financial institutions, multi-nati... view profile
I am married and live in NJ with my wife, two tween girls and one little boy. I... more
I am married and live in NJ with my wife, two tween girls and one little boy. I enjoy tennis, music, movies and theater. On the side, I am a manager of a small venture fund that invests in emerging technology companies (among other businesses). I have been involved in starting, managing and selling two different businesses, on the business side. Coupled with an MBA I got half-way through my l... view profile
New businesses that need money often rely on investors whose focus is loaning money to start-up businesses. Venture capital attorneys help negotiate and document the terms of the investment, including what the investors get for their money, and how the business will be run after the investment. The investors usually want shares in the business and the right to have some input into the company's business strategies. Structuring this kind of deal can be very complicated; venture capital lawyers know what terms are standard and what terms are negotiable. If you are starting a business and need financing, a venture capital lawyer will provide advice about how to attract and negotiate with venture capital investors.
Venture Capital Attorneys in cities near Long Island City, NY