Jenna Stewart is a practicing securities and capital markets attorney. With a strong background in the sustainable technologies and biotech industries, she has a track record of working with public and private companies to satisfy their financing needs in order to achieve their business milestones. Jenna also has nine years' experience successfully taking companies public and working with newly public companies, including companies going public via mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Jenna spent just under a decade as both in-house and outside legal counsel advising public companies in their capital market endeavors, including initial public offerings, financings, exchange act reporting and corporate governance. She has also taken four companies public through reverse merger and SPAC transactions and assisted these companies in establishing corporate governance protocols and new compensation metrics. Additionally, she has an extensive knowledge of working with Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange listed companies, and has played pivotal roles to help companies gain, maintain and regain listings. Jenna brings her drive and organization to her clients as she strategizes with companies on financing matters and overall corporate trajectory planning, including bridge financings, follow-on rounds, initial public offerings and alternative structures for exit events. She also has a strong background in corporate risk management and securities compliance. Outside of the public sphere, Jenna has engineered a number of private M&A transactions and venture capital financings.
Jenna received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands, where she double majored in History and Government and graduated magna cum laude, and her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego, where she was a member of the San Diego Law Review.
- J.D., University of San Diego School of Law 2012
- B.A., Government and History, University of Redlands
- magna cum laude
- Phi Beta Kappa