December 31, 2015

1-1-16 Sean Jensen, Ben Keller and Michael Ostrander Named Partners in the Firm

Woods Oviatt Gilman is LLP pleased to announce that Sean D. Jensen, Benjamin M. Keller and F. Michael Ostrander have become Partners in the Firm.

Sean D. Jensen is a Partner in the Business & Finance Department. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law & governance, mergers, acquisitions & divestitures, emerging companies and securities law. He has represented individuals and closely-held companies in connection with acquisitions and divestitures of businesses and business divisions, including related employment arrangements. Mr. Jensen has also represented clients in connection with the negotiation of a broad range of agreements, including shareholders agreements, operating agreements, license agreements, nondisclosure agreements, distribution and representation agreements and consulting agreements. He has also represented companies in public offerings and private placements, and has advised public companies with respect to periodic reporting and compliance with SEC and exchange regulations.

Prior to joining Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Mr. Jensen was an associate at Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, MA and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, NY.

Mr. Jensen received his J.D., magna cum laude from New York Law School, and his B.S. (Civil Engineering), with honors from Lehigh University.

Benjamin M. Keller is Partner in the firm's Real Estate Development and Finance Group where he concentrates his practice in commercial real estate transactions, commercial real estate financing, commercial real estate development, and commercial leasing.

Prior to joining Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Mr. Keller was an associate in New York City at the law firms DLA Piper LLP (US) and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.

Mr. Keller received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A., summa cum laude, from University of Pittsburgh.

F. Michael Ostrander is a Partner in the Litigation Department. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation and employment law.

Mr. Ostrander received his J.D. from the University of Buffalo Law School and a B.A., cum laude from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.