Jose A. Ortiz
ASSOCIATE – CORPORATE TRANSACTIONAL GROUP
Venture & Emerging Growth | M&A
Jose A. Ortiz is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Transactional Group with a practice focusing on Venture & Emerging Growth and M&A. Jose regularly provides general corporate counsel for emerging growth companies and investors, and advises on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, corporate and securities laws, corporate and LLC formations and general corporate governance matters.
- Advised multiple start-ups through Series Seed, SAFE and Convertible Note financings in the entertainment and other industries;
- Represented a client company in its acquisition by a large digital entertainment company;
- Key member of team representing multiple venture capital funds and companies in Series Seed through later stage preferred stock investments.
Jose is fluent in Spanish. In his spare time, he enjoys competing in races (running) throughout California and attending music events and concerts.
Jose received his J.D. from Loyola Law School, where he was a semi-finalist in the Transactional Negotiation Tournament and a staff member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. Jose also worked as a mediator at the Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution, where he provided mediation and conciliation services for low-income Angelenos regarding divorce, consumer debt and landlord-tenant cases. Jose received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied Political Science and Philosophy. Jose is admitted to practice in California.