Jeffrey W. Berkman, a principal at Falcon Rappaport & Berkman, PLLC, is a corporate/securities lawyer representing entrepreneurs, domestic and international companies, family businesses, private investment funds, nonprofits and investors in connection with business structuring, domestic and cross-border transactions, mergers & acquisitions, investment fund structuring, venture capital, private equity, secured financing, joint ventures, securities law matters, commercial transactions/contracts and a wide-scope of business law matters.
Jeff has practiced law for thirty years, working with entrepreneurs, businesses and joint ventures in various industries, including venture capital, private equity, technology, healthcare, food services, retail, fashion, management consulting, manufacturing, service providers, professional practices, brick and mortar companies, entertainment/film and emerging media.
Jeff was previously General Counsel of a multimillion dollar venture capital firm with operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Jeff has been a Director of both public and private companies. He is the author Due Diligence and the Business Transaction: Getting the Deal Done (Apress, November 2013), and writes about business law issues on his blog.
Jeff is also an Adjunct Professor at Touro Law Center, teaching Drafting Commercial Documents (and previously Business Organizations II); is a lecturer for continuing legal education classes and a presenter at a variety of seminars and business workshops.