The Law Offices of Jeffrey T. Petersen serves clients across the country as business counsel, with offices in California and Illinois. The firm mission is to understand and anticipate our clients’ ever-changing needs in order to provide practical solutions that advance their business objectives. The firm represents a diverse mix of thriving businesses in the areas of corporate transactions, securities law and securities litigation.

The firm has represented clients in a host of transactional matters, including corporate formation, venture capital and private placement transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities filings and general corporate advisement. Representation of emerging companies includes formation, funding and intellectual property advisement to protect a young company’s most important assets.

The firm has also represented its clients in a broad spectrum of complex securities litigation, including securities and financial fraud perpetrated by issuers of stock or investment advisers.

Jeff is a former partner with K&L Gates, one of the largest law firms in the world, and has an extensive background in dealing with complex corporate matters. He graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was on the Dean’s List all three years and served as an editor on the Law and Policy in International Business Journal.  He received his undergraduate degree with magna cum laude honors from the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he double-majored in Business Management and Marketing.

Jeff belongs to the American Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. He is active in his community, serving as a Director or participating in several charitable organizations.