Biography

Jennifer Ihns Charles is a partner in the Corporate and Capital Markets Group. Jennifer represents domestic and foreign corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies in their mergers and acquisitions, other business and financial transactions and in their day-to-day operations. She works with companies in a wide variety of industries, including transportation, life sciences, media, manufacturing & distribution, and networking & IT infrastructure.  

Jennifer has experience in structuring transactions and drafting and negotiating transactional documents in connection with asset sales and acquisitions, stock acquisitions, mergers, private placements, venture capital transactions, hedge funds and lending transactions. In addition, she represents investors, issuers, lenders and borrowers in their funding activities, including joint ventures and equity investments.

Jennifer speaks fluent Portuguese and conversational Spanish.

Representation

Regularly represents companies in connection with strategic acquisitions and dispositions ranging in value from $2 million to more than $800 million

Represents investors, including hedge, private equity and real estate funds in connection with portfolio acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures

Assisted a publicly traded medical device company with a structured investment in, and an option to acquire, a privately-held medical technology company

Assisted in the corporate-side representation of a company which, with a partner company, successfully bid $3 billion for a mortgage servicing unit of a company in bankruptcy

Represented venture capital companies in several rounds of financing, ranging from $1 million to $5 million per round

Represented a company in selling and purchasing several television stations in several US states

Represented a technology company in obtaining an easement and $7.5 million in financing to construct an office building

Education

Boston University – J.D., 2009
University of Florida – B.A., magna cum laude, 2004

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Massachusetts

Languages

Portuguese
Spanish
Publications
Co-author, “The Alternative Universe,” The Deal Pipeline, November 30, 2012
Professional Affiliations
Boston Bar Association
President of BUSL’s DC Alumni Council 2013-2014
Co-Chair of Boston Bar Association’s Practical Skills Committee 2011-2012