With more than 25 years of experience, Jack Concannon concentrates on general corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, public offerings, joint ventures, sports franchises, and licensing. Jack’s client representation ranges from emerging growth companies to global corporations in a variety of industries, such as technology and life sciences.
Jack provides counseling to privately held as well as public companies in connection with corporate governance, federal securities laws, NASDAQ and NYSE rules, public offerings, and SEC filings. Recent transactions he has been involved with include venture capital and angel financings, public offerings such as IPOs, registered direct offerings, PIPE offerings, debt offerings, mergers of public and private companies, tender offers, acquisitions of foreign companies, licensing and distribution arrangements, joint ventures, international financings, negotiation of executive employment agreements representing special committees of boards, and corporate governance counseling.
He also advises various clients in their pursuit of purchasing sports franchises in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, Arena Football and Minor League Baseball.
Jack serves as co-chair of the firm’s sports industry team.
Boston College, 1987, Bachelor of Arts
Suffolk University Law School, 1990, Juris Doctor
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
US District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Industry focus: Sport, The Legal 500 US (2020, 2021)
Recognized, Venture Capital Law, Boston, The Best Lawyers in America (2007–2020)