As co-founder of a disruptive boutique law firm, Noreen Weiss is an entrepreneur and an accomplished corporate and transactions lawyer and management advisor, with over 25 years’ experience advising founder teams, C-Suite, Boards of Directors, and investors on all manner of finance and fund-raising transactions, M&A, international business development, and commercial transactions. As a practicing lawyer in London, New York and Tokyo at a premier global law firm, and also as counsel for international corporate development for HBO, Noreen spent her career focused on international work for innovative companies and investors in those companies, at the highest level of business and finance, and co-founded MacDonald Weiss to bring that level of senior and experienced service to entrepreneurs, SMEs and investors. Noreen works with US and non-US startup and growth companies, SMEs, angel investors, venture capital and private equity funds and family office investors, and multinationals.
Noreen has particular expertise in capital formation including IPOs and ICOs, securities law compliance, international corporate structuring and business development and expansion through subsidiary formation or M&A and joint ventures, corporate governance, technology licensing, product sales and distribution, incentive compensation, and commercial contracts.
Industries: Noreen represents clients from a broad spectrum of industries such as innovative and disruptive start-up and emerging technology companies in FinTech including crowdfunding platforms, blockchain and cryptocurrency-related businesses and smart contracts, software development and SaaS, e-commerce, gaming, wearables, IT and big data, EdTech, health-tech, medical device, mobile telecommunications and apps, TV and online media services, fashion, food, wine and spirits, travel services, financial services and fund formation, multinational conglomerates in television and film, and consumer products and retail. She also provides US Securities Law compliance advice to issuers and overseas investment funds, and represents angel, VC, PE and family office investors.