Jason Kent

Partner

+1 858 550 6044
jkent@cooley.com

Jason Kent is an experienced corporate and securities lawyer who has spent over 20 years working with public and private companies on a wide range of transactional and counseling related matters. For his public company clients, Jason handles public offerings and other complex securities transactions, Board and corporate governance advice, SEC reporting and disclosure issues and compliance matters. In addition, Jason is an expert in venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, employment and compensation arrangements and founder and shareholder matters, and he regularly acts as the outside general counsel for his clients. Jason prides himself on the ability to deliver highly sophisticated advice in a pragmatic, business-oriented way that advances his clients' objectives. He is deeply committed to client service and strives to build long-term trusted relationships with the companies he represents, many of which he has worked with for well over a decade.

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Experience

  • Sazerac Acquires Beverage Brands from Diageo for 550 Million 

  • Sazerac Investment in John Distilleries 

  • Mirum Pharmaceuticals - $75 Million IPO 

  • Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc: $290 Million Follow-On Offering 

  • Competitor Group, Inc: Event and Acquisition Agreements for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series 

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Education

  • Stanford Law School
    JD, with distinction, Order of the Coif
    1998

  • Claremont McKenna College
    BA, Economics and Accounting, summa cum laude
    1995


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • San Diego County Bar Association

Contact

+1 858 550 6044 office
+1 858 550 6420 fax
jkent@cooley.com

4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121-1909