Social enterprises harness the agility and creativity of for-profit businesses in service of our most pressing social and environmental challenges. I’m driven by helping organizations and their stakeholders accelerate their work toward a more sustainable and equitable society.
Meaghan Jerrett (she/her)
Meaghan is a transactional attorney with deep securities and corporate governance experience, as well as a long history of working with and for social enterprises and nonprofits. She helps impact-driven organizations amplify their outcomes by providing counsel as they form, raise capital, expand their businesses, and navigate the day-to-day challenges of making their ambitions a reality.
Before joining JWPC, Meaghan was a capital markets attorney running initial public offerings, follow-on equity and debt offerings, and supporting technology, biotechnology, and media clients on corporate governance matters. In law school, Meaghan worked at the Department of Justice’s Office for Access to Justice on equitable justice issues and at the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic on food law and policy matters. She has also worked extensively with social enterprises and nonprofits in a variety of sectors and locations.
Outside of the office, Meaghan loves to cook, read fiction, and explore Brooklyn’s many, many parks with her toddler and husband.
- Regenerative Agriculture
- Food Law
- Impact Investing
- Renewable Energy
- Alternative Financing Structures
- Financing and Capitalization
- Corporate Governance
- General Outside (Virtual Inside) Counsel
- Social Enterprise Entity Formation
- Entity Choice and Analysis
- Non-Profit Corporations
- Custom Transactional Support
D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC
A., cum laude, Colby College in Waterville, Maine
New York, First Department – 2019