Sean D. Jensen

Partner

At A Glance


Mr. 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.

Recent Lectures

  • “SEC Proposes Regulation A+" Rochester Business Journal, May 2014
  • “Securities – Common Exemptions from Registration" Monroe County Bar Association, December 2013
  • “Business Law: Choosing an Entity and Formation" Monroe County Bar Association, December 2010

Education

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

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

Bar Admissions

States of New York and Massachusetts

Professional Affiliations

Member of the New York State Bar Association and the Business Law Council of the Monroe County Bar Association.

Community Involvement

  • Bivona Child Advocacy Center, Board of Directors, Finance Committee
  • Rochester Small Business Council

Other

Recent Presentations:

  • "SEC Proposes Regulation A+" Rochester Business Journal, May 2014
  • "Securities – Common Exemptions from Registration" Monroe County Bar Association, December 2013
  • "Business Law: Choosing an Entity and Formation" Monroe County Bar Association, December 2010