Evan M. Bienstock

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  • Hofstra University (JD, 2002)
  • Colgate University (BA, 1996)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Evan’s practice involves all aspects of corporate and securities law for emerging growth, early stage and start-up companies in the digital media, energy and clean technology, sustainability and life sciences industries. He routinely advises clients on their growth and development and participates in a diverse array of transactions, from private placements of securities to mergers and acquisitions. He also counsels his clients on their daily corporate needs and has extensive experience assisting companies with compliance to federal and state securities laws.

Evan’s corporate finance experience includes the completion of hundreds of venture capital and private equity financings, representing both the funds providing the capital and the companies seeking funding. He has been involved in the formation and financing of energy and clean technology companies in renewable markets, such as wind, coal, water turbines, waste treatment, and biofuels and regularly represents start-ups emerging from incubators, accelerators, laboratories and co-working spaces. 

Evan is deeply involved in the start-up community in New York City and regularly advises and mentors young companies and entrepreneurs on an array of legal and business issues that they face.

He is an avid sailor.

Representative Matters

  • Represented SquareSpace in its $40M Series B financing
  • Represented Ogin (formerly FloDesign Wind Turbine) in its Series B financing ($34.5 million)
  • Represented CoalTek, Inc. in its Series C financing ($33 million)
  • Represented Humedica, Inc. in its Series A financing ($30 million)
  • Represented Squarespace, Inc. in its Series A financing ($38 million)
  • Represented Humedica in its sale to UnitedHealth Group
  • Represented Verathon, Inc. in its sale to Roper Industries, Inc.
  • Represented Tandem Labs in its sale to LabCorp
  • Represented Beacon Health Strategies in its sale to Diamond Castle Holdings

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Business/Corporate (2009)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Legal Committee to the Board of Directors of US Sailing