Meet Jesse
Meet Jesse

Jesse Jones

Founder, Lead Attorney

(919) 307-5356 Ext. 5
jesse@fourscorelaw.com

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, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022 & 2023 Edition for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Member of Wake County Bar Association

Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events and Representative Matters

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  • Represented an IoT company in a $5mm Series Seed preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $3mm Series A preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a technology company in a $50mm PE buyout and rollup transaction.
  • Represented a software company in a + $5mm Series B preferred stock financing and secondary transaction.
  • Represented a tech company through a $6mm buyout of early investors and growth capital investment by acquirer.
  • Represented a software company in a $10mm Series A preferred stock financing, including secondary transaction
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $2.5mm convertible note seed financing.
  • Represented purchasers in crossfit gym acquisitions.
  • Represented multiple real estate development companies in private securities offerings ranging from $2mm - $40mm.

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, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022 & 2023 Edition for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Member of Wake County Bar Association

Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events and Representative Matters

What is an Opportunity Event? Click here

  • Represented an IoT company in a $5mm Series Seed preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $3mm Series A preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a technology company in a $50mm PE buyout and rollup transaction.
  • Represented a software company in a + $5mm Series B preferred stock financing and secondary transaction.
  • Represented a tech company through a $6mm buyout of early investors and growth capital investment by acquirer.
  • Represented a software company in a $10mm Series A preferred stock financing, including secondary transaction
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $2.5mm convertible note seed financing.
  • Represented purchasers in crossfit gym acquisitions.
  • Represented multiple real estate development companies in private securities offerings ranging from $2mm – $40mm.