Joe is co-chair of McCarter’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies practice. He represents startup and publicly held technology, life science, and consumer companies as well as venture capital funds, private equity funds, and investment banks in a wide range of seed and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and other public offerings. He regularly advises and has led hundreds of venture and strategic financing transactions for a broad range of startups, venture-backed companies, and venture capital funds. Joe has helped companies and private equity firms handle dozens of merger, acquisition, and disposition transactions. And he has represented companies and underwriters in scores of IPOs and follow-on public offerings, including leading investment banks such as Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, and Oppenheimer. Joe also serves as outside general counsel for numerous companies, assisting them with day-to-day business transactions to multinational strategic alliance transactions, such as distribution partnerships and joint ventures.