Jesse Jones joined the Forrest Firm in 2015. Mr. Jones focuses on counseling early stage and high growth business clients in all types of transactions from formation to exit, in addition to serving as outside counsel to more mature organizations. He seeks to provide practical and thoughtful advice to help clients refine and achieve their goals. Specific areas of practice include start-up counseling, seed, venture capital, and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and the negotiation and structuring of a wide range of contracts and transactions.
Prior to joining the Forrest Firm, Mr. Jones spent six years representing corporate clients at Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan in Raleigh and Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in Wilmington, Delaware.
Mr. Jones earned his law degree in 2009 from the Wake Forest University School of Law. In 2006, he graduated magna cum laude with bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Eastern University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Jones has been admitted to the North Carolina Bar and the Delaware Bar.
♦ Board of Advisors, Kraft Family YMCA (2016)
Education (Jesse H. Jones)
♦ J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2009
♦ B.S., Eastern University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006