Foley Hoag Expands EC/VC Practice in New York with Addition of Peter Korn as Partner

March 30, 2017

Peter “Chip” Korn has joined Foley Hoag LLP as a partner in the Business Department and Co-Chair of the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice group. He will be resident in the firm’s New York office.

Korn’s practice focuses on venture capital and private equity matters, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate counseling for emerging growth companies. He actively works with technology companies at all stages of their growth, from incorporation through exit strategies.

"The addition of Chip Korn to the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital group will benefit many of our clients, particularly those in the technology area," said Foley Hoag Co-Managing Partner Kenneth Leonetti. "We are pleased to have him join the firm, and look forward to our continued growth in New York."

Korn has more than 20 years of experience representing emerging technology companies across a range of sectors relating to securities transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

"Chip is widely regarded for his work with early and growth stage companies, as well as their strategic and financial investors," said Foley Hoag Business Department Co-Chair Mark Haddad. "We welcome him to the firm, and anticipate him being an integral part of our burgeoning EC/VC practice in New York."

Prior to joining the firm, Korn was a partner in the New York office of Dentons, where he co-chaired that firm's Startup Program. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctorate from Duke University School of Law.

Foley Hoag’s New York office has experienced continued strategic expansion since opening in May of 2015. Its attorneys in residence collectively focus on corporate transactions, emerging companies and venture capital, intellectual property prosecution and litigation, and international dispute resolution. The firm’s notable practices in New York include Entrepreneurial Services, Trademark, Licensing & Strategic Alliances, Energy & Cleantech, International Litigation & Arbitration and United Nations-related work.

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