Evan M. Bienstock

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

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Evan is a Member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section. His 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, and he takes his clients from “inception to exit.” 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 regularly represents founders and start-ups emerging from incubators, accelerators, laboratories and co-working spaces in an around New York City. Evan has deep experience counseling clients on raising capital on-line and alternative fund formation structures. He is also an Editor of MintzEdge, an online resource for entrepreneurs that includes useful tools and information for starting and growing a company.

Evan is deeply involved in the start-up community in New York City and routinely advises and mentors young companies and entrepreneurs on an array of legal and business issues that they face. He regularly speaks on all-things-startup in New York and teaches a seminar at General Assembly on the topic.

He lives in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and is an avid sailor and skier.



Recognitions & Awards

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

Professional & Community Involvement

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