Meet Jesse
Meet Jesse

Jesse Jones

Founder, Lead Attorney

(919) 307-5356 Ext. 5
[email protected]

Jesse’s clients range from early-stage tech startups iterating in the founder’s garage to mature companies with scores of employees.As the founder of Fourscore Law, he guides his business clients through formation, financing, scaling and exit, handling wide-ranging projects in a general counsel role. Jesse also regularly represents individuals, angel groups and venture funds in their investment activities.

Jesse is a South Jersey native and graduated with a degree in exercise science from Eastern University in the Mainline area just outside Philadelphia. Although he has lived in North Carolina for years and graduated from Wake Forest Law School, he will never give up on his Philadelphia sports teams.

He loves living in Raleigh with his awesome wife and four kids, all of whom keep him laughing every day.

Admissions:

North Carolina

Delaware


Education:

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

B.S., Eastern University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Civic

Board of Advisors at Kraft Family YMCA


Recognition:

Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Red Rocket Ventures: Raleigh-Durham’s Best Lawyers for Startups

North Carolina Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022 Edition

Member of Wake County Bar Association

Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events

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  • Represented a tech company through a $6mm buyout of early investors and growth capital investment by acquirer.
  • Represented the acquirer of a commercial cleaning business.
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $1.5mm convertible note seed financing.
  • Represented purchasers in crossfit gym acquisitions.
  • Represented multiple real estate development companies in private securities offerings ranging from $2mm - $40mm.
  • Represented ownership group in negotiated buyout of additional partner.
  • Represented multiple companies through the onboarding of various accelerator programs, including TechStars, 500 startups, Y Combinator, and others.
  • Represented the seller of an outdoor/recreation hardware company.
  • Represented a technology company in a $3mm Series A preferred stock round, including secondary transaction for cash out to the founders.
  • Represented a software company in a $10mm Series A preferred stock financing, including secondary transaction.

Bar Admissions

North Carolina
Delaware

Education

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

B.S., Eastern University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Civic

Board of Advisors at Kraft Family YMCA

Recognition

Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Red Rocket Ventures: Raleigh-Durham’s Best Lawyers for Startups

North Carolina Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022 Edition

Member of Wake County Bar Association

Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events

What is an Opportunity Event? Click here

  • Represented a tech company through a $6mm buyout of early investors and growth capital investment by acquirer.
  • Represented the acquirer of a commercial cleaning business.
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $1.5mm convertible note seed financing.
  • Represented purchasers in crossfit gym acquisitions.
  • Represented multiple real estate development companies in private securities offerings ranging from $2mm – $40mm.
  • Represented ownership group in negotiated buyout of additional partner.
  • Represented multiple companies through the onboarding of various accelerator programs, including TechStars, 500 startups, Y Combinator, and others.
  • Represented the seller of an outdoor/recreation hardware company.
  • Represented a technology company in a $3mm Series A preferred stock round, including secondary transaction for cash out to the founders.
  • Represented a software company in a $10mm Series A preferred stock financing, including secondary transaction.