Jennifer Berrent

Jennifer Berrent is a partner at WilmerHale in the Corporate Practice and Emerging Company Group. She has been working with emerging companies in particular for more than 15 years and is focused on serving as trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and the NYC entrepreneurial community. She represents first-time and serial entrepreneurs, as well as early stage investors and venture capital funds. She spearheaded the firm’s involvement with WeWork Labs, one of the leading start-up incubator programs, offering accessible legal counsel and programming for early stage entrepreneurs.


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Clips From Jennifer’s Live Chats

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