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Jennifer Post


Los Angeles
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Jennifer serves as primary outside counsel to entrepreneurs, venture capital funds and operating companies with an emphasis on transactional and finance matters.

Jennifer is the Managing Partner of the Firm's LA office and is a member of the Corporate and Securities group. Her practice encompasses general corporate and securities law and commercial finance transactions. Jennifer represents investors, lenders and emerging companies in venture capital, private equity, lending, M&A and fund formation work.

She has a unique niche representing venture debt funds and other direct lenders in secured transactions involving technology, fintech, life sciences, SaaS and consumer brands in the private credit markets.

Continuous representation of numerous venture debt lenders in multiple transactions ranging from $5M to $50M in technology, life sciences and fintech companies

Representation of emerging fintech lender in consumer payment stream financing of $75M

Representation of venture debt fund in multi-national cryptocurrency platform financing

Representation of management shareholders in a $380 million international acquisition transaction with a publicly traded U.S. company

Representation of technology-based recruiting firm in its sale to major private equity platform

Representation of emerging agritech startup in multiple note and equity financings

Representation of celebrity pet food brand in financing and restructuring transactions

Representation of international entertainment company in complex corporate restructuring, securities compliance and finance matters

Thompson Coburn Publications

Are smart contracts smart enough? COVID-19, force majeure, blockchain and oracles

The COVID-19 pandemic: What lenders should know about invoking MAC clauses

SEC denies applications for ETFs: Will traditional Wall Street banks step in?

The 'ABCs' of 'ICOs'

Wyoming signs cryptocurrency bills into law

California takes another run at regulating virtual currencies

Top three trends in venture debt for 2017

Is venture debt right for your start-up or growth-stage company?


CCPA: The next horizon for M&A deals in California and beyond

SEC announces new interpretive guidance in cybersecurity

4 ways to manage cybersecurity risks in business and transactions


Quoted, "Thompson Coburn LLP law firm encourages more Black attorneys,"
OurWeekly, November 21, 2023

Author, "With Equity Markets Down, Venture Lending Provides Solution,"
Law360, September 8, 2023

Quoted, "Legal Boom Nigh?",
Los Angeles Business Journal, July 17, 2023

Featured, "Nonbank Lenders Take Note of Venture Lending Opportunities",
Secured Finance Network, May 4, 2023

Interviewed, "Slump in Tech IPOs Opens Opportunities for Venture Debt and ABL Sectors,"
ABF Journal January 5, 2023

Quoted, "A CPA's Value: Strengthening Boards,"
California CPA Magazine, November, 2022

Quoted, “Proposed Rule Could Push More Family Offices to Lawyer UP”
CFO Dive, May 24, 2022

Featured, “Out and Outspoken: and Rigorous Role Model Uplifts the LGBTQ+ Community”
Brandeis University Alumnae Magazine, June 7, 2022

Contributor, “Los Angeles times Private Equity and M&A Strategies Roundtable”
October 22, 2021

Featured, “Creating a Mirror of the LA Community: Thompson Coburn’s First LGBTQ MP on Architecting the Future”
Law.com, August 18, 2021

Quoted, “Here Are the Pitfalls When Allocators Make Direct Deals”
Institutional Investor, August 10, 2021

Quoted, "Startups are ditching the 'stay private longer' mantra. A corporate lawyer tells us the 4 things they need to consider before going public"
Business Insider, May 17, 2021

Quoted, "SPACs are racing against the clock to strike a deal, and some will likely have to settle for a less-than-ideal business to buy"
Business Insider, May 15, 2021

Quoted, "Law Firms Embrace Remote Work,"
Los Angeles Business Journal, June 29, 2020


Presenter, "Venture Debt vs. Venture Capital Financing: Non-Dilutive Loan Strategies for VC-Backed and Emerging Growth Companies,"
Strafford, March 19, 2024

Panelist, "VC Debt Lending: How It Is Filling the Funding Gaps in the Equity and Bank Lending Markets,"
Venture Debt Conference, March 6, 2024

Featured, “Invest In Her” Entrepreneurship Podcast,
June 2022

Panelist, “Helping Clients Create, Build or Revise Their Board of Directors”
California CPA Society, May 2022

Panelist, “Addressing Bias Driven Incivility”
Los Angeles County Bar Association, December 7, 2021

Contributor, “Los Angeles Times Private Equity and M&A Strategies Roundtable”
October 18, 2021

Panelist, “Effective Strategies Used to Transfer the Ownership of a Business,”
Exit Planning Institute Los Angeles Chapter, June 11, 2020

Moderator, “Roundtable on Cryptocurrency & Cybersecurity”
Thompson Coburn hosted business event, October 29, 2019

Panelist, “Technology and Business in Southern California,”
Los Angeles Business Journal Chief Technology and Information Officer Awards Dinner, April, 2019

Panelist, "Women in Tech & Entrepreneurship,"
General Assembly, February 19, 2019

Moderator, "Economic Markets & Access to Capital,"
Los Angeles Business Journal Economic Forecast & Trends Breakfast, January 22, 2019


Jennifer Post Discusses Strength of Firm Culture with OurWeekly LA

Jennifer Post authors Law360 article on venture lending as a solution to down equity markets

Post, Silbergeld Discuss Possible Labor and Employment Law Surge in Los Angeles Business Journal

Post Included in Los Angeles Business Journal’s LA500 for 2023

Thompson Coburn’s Jennifer Post, Simran Bindra honored as Los Angeles Top Lawyers

Art Silbergeld rejoins Thompson Coburn’s Los Angeles office

ABF Journal turns to Jennifer Post for current trends and opportunities in venture debt

Brandeis University features alumna Jennifer Post in lead Pride Month story

Jennifer Post talks to ALM’s The Recorder about serving as Thompson Coburn’s first LGBTQ office managing partner

Jennifer Post named to LA500 for 2021

Thompson Coburn moves to new offices in Los Angeles

Jennifer Post talks to Business Insider about startup considerations before going public

Jennifer Post honored among 2021 influential women attorneys in Los Angeles

Jennifer Post named to LA500 for 2020

Jennifer Post included in ‘Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles’ list for 2020