Joe O'Hara is of counsel in Liner's Business Transactions & Restructuring Group. The primary focus of Joe's practice is acting as general outside counsel to private companies, founders, investors, professional athletes and entertainers. With an emphasis on brand strategy and intellectual property, he has worked with many companies and individuals on day-to-day legal issues, financing and other types of corporate transactions. He has vast experience representing both companies and investors in private equity and venture capital transactions. Industry focus includes sports, branded consumer products, technology and new media.
Joe handles almost everything in the life cycle of a business, from formation and governance issues, intellectual property-related issues, equity and debt financing, licensing, M&A and exit transactions. He is deeply involved in the business endeavors of many of his clients, so he can advise with an eye beyond just the particular legal issues at hand.