• Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

James P. O'Hare

T: 617.217.4712
M: 781.856.5278
F: 617.217.4777
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109

Jim O'Hare represents technology-based companies, their boards of directors, and investors in the areas of general corporate matters, mergers & acquisitions, dispute resolution, and public and private financings. Mr. O'Hare also represents private equity funds, including funds of funds, in their formation, capital raising and portfolio investment activities. Mr. O'Hare has served clients as a lawyer, a public company general counsel and senior executive, and an investment banker.


  • Corporate Representation
    • Represents companies and their investors in a variety of corporate organizational, governance and transactional matters, including M&A transactions, complex financings, reorganizations, restructurings, technology licensing, joint ventures, strategic investments, international transactions and venture capital investments
    • Representative industries include:
      • Software
      • Internet and Social Media
      • Information Technology Products and Services
      • Business Services
      • Research and Development Services
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
    • Represents private equity funds, including funds of funds, on fund formations, portfolio investments, internal governance, divestments and distributions
    • Advises buyers and sellers in secondary transactions involving both fund interests and direct investments
    • Represents companies seeking venture capital from traditional institutional funds and non-traditional sources, including angels and corporate investors
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Represents emerging growth, middle-market and large companies in connection with public and private acquisitions and dispositions, involving both stock and cash and ranging from several million dollars to more than $500 million
  • Public Offerings
    • Represents issuers and underwriters in connection with initial and secondary public offerings in industries including:
      • Software
      • Information Technology Services
      • Medical and Dental Products and Services
      • Industrial Products
      • Life Sciences
      • Financial Services