EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SorinRand LLP announced today the promotion of Jedediah "Jed" Ande, Esq., to partner of the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Ande joined SorinRoyerCooper (the predecessor of SorinRand) in January 2010 to represent venture capital funds, private equity funds and early stage, emerging growth and venture-backed companies in a wide variety of technology and tech-enabled industries. He has been recognized by Super Lawyer magazine as one of New Jersey's Rising Stars for 2012, an honor bestowed on the leading up-and-coming attorneys in New Jersey.
"We are delighted to welcome Jed to the partnership," said David J. Sorin, managing partner of SorinRand. "Jed joined us shortly after we formed the firm and quickly emerged as an integral member of the team and a natural leader. He exemplifies the unique combination of high-quality lawyering, a businessperson's pragmatism, client responsiveness and dedication to ensuring the compelling value proposition for our clients that defines SorinRand. Jed's level of engagement and passion for practice are well known throughout the firm and among the many clients that he serves."
"I am pleased to welcome Jed into the partnership," said Jay Rand, chair of the firm's corporate practice. "Jed is able to understand client goals quickly and then structure, negotiate and document transactions to assist clients in achieving their goals. He has become a highly valued and trusted advisor to our clients."
Ande's areas of expertise include mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, equity transactions (private equity and venture capital financings), debt financings and other general corporate and securities law matters. He has advised hundreds of clients in numerous acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financing transactions and other general corporate matters. Prior to joining SorinRand, Ande was a corporate and securities associate in the Philadelphia office of Dechert LLP, an international law firm.
"I am pleased and proud to have been invited to become a partner of SorinRand," said Ande. "I wholeheartedly respect and believe in the firm's paradigm-shifting model, core values and principles. When I joined the firm I was intrigued with the opportunity to be involved in shaping a firm from the ground up. As we have grown from a handful of attorneys to a regional firm, I have witnessed the impact each of us has on our firm and on our clients. With the added responsibilities and opportunities associated with partnership, I look forward to making an even greater positive impact on our growing client base and firm."
"SorinRand has a clear mission to bring a unique and compelling combination of high-quality, responsive services by experienced lawyers and a highly competitive fee structure to our clients," said Sorin. "Our ever-growing client base includes more than a dozen of the 100 hottest companies in the area as well as many of the investors who support these companies. Jed's promotion to partner evidences the success of the law firm and reaffirms both our ability and commitment to fulfill our mission."
SORINRAND LLP, with offices in East Brunswick, N.J., New York City, and Radnor, Pa., focuses on start-up, early-stage, emerging-growth and middle-market sector technology and tech-enabled enterprises, as well as the financial institutions, investors, directors, and executives who support and lead them. For more information, visit www.sorinrand.com.
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