Jeff is a partner of DLA Piper USA, LLP, an international law firm with 4200 lawyers in over 30 countries. He concentrates in representing clients in connection with corporate and securities transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, venture capital, joint ventures and corporate finance and international matters. Jeff’s clients include a wide range of early/ later stage emerging growth companies, venture capital firms and corporate venture arms. He is Co-Chair of the U.S. Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice at DLA Piper, Managing Partner of the firm’s Northern Virginia office and is highly ranked by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US and Washington Smart CEO.