Sean D. Jensen


Sean D. Jensen



Direct: 585-987-2819
Fax: 585-445-2319


At a Glance

Sean Jensen is a Partner in the Rochester office of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP and a member of the Business & Finance Department.

Mr. Jensen represents corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and individuals in a wide range of transactions involving mergers & acquisitions, business succession, public companies, securities, construction contracts, and corporate law & governance.

Earlier in his legal career, Mr. Jensen was an associate at Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. Prior to attending law school, he was a project manager and project engineer for a large infrastructure construction company in New York, NY.

Recent Lectures

  • Co-Chair “Mergers and Acquisitions; Biennial Program” Monroe County Bar Association, 2017
  • Presenter “Nondisclosure Agreements” Monroe County Bar Association, 2017
  • “SEC Proposes Regulation A+" Rochester Business Journal, 2014
  • Presenter “Private M&A – Acquisition of a Business; Overview and Certain Insurance Considerations” Independent Insurance Agents of Monroe County, 2014


New York Law School, J.D., magna cum laude

Lehigh University, B.S. (Civil Engineering), with honors

Bar Admissions

New York

Key Representative Matters

  • Representation of an enterprise dietary and nutritional menu planning software company in connection with its acquisition by an enterprise management software company.
  • Representation of human resources & recruiting software platform company in seed round and Series A round preferred stock financings.
  • Representation of principal of HVAC company in connection with the redemption of equity interests in the HVAC company and its related real estate holding companies.
  • Representation of public company in general corporate matters, ’34 Act filings, and Form S‑8 registration.
  • Representation of office products company in connection with its strategic acquisition of another office products company.
  • Representation of construction general contractor in connection with significant business succession planning and related transactions.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Monroe County Bar Association; Vice Chair, Business Law Council.

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Finance Committee Member and Audit Committee Chair, Bivona Child Advocacy Center, not-for-profit agency delivering excellence in child abuse response, healing and prevention through collaborative service, awareness, education and leadership.
  • Past Board Member, Rochester Small Business Council, a resource for small businesses, delivering premier programs and events that promote business growth in the greater Rochester region.