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Jeffrey Bowman

Associate

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Jeff Bowman assists clients in executing sophisticated corporate transactions at every stage of the business life cycle.

He also advises clients on the broad spectrum of day-to-day legal issues that impact entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies. 

Outside General Counsel: Jeff acts as an outside general counsel to numerous emerging growth companies by coordinating the efforts of the firm's other subject matter specialists to ensure that clients receive timely, efficient, and expert advice. 

Strategic Business Advisor: Jeff’s clients include a broad array of corporate clients, from start-ups to mature enterprises. He also represents venture capital and private equity funds in their transactions with portfolio companies.

Jeff began his career in law as a corporate associate at Cooley LLP in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Experience

Corporate Law

Corporate clients frequently turn to Jeff for a wide range of business needs:

  • Sophisticated transactions
  • Venture capital financings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Growth equity and private equity transactions
  • Corporate governance
  • Securities law compliance
  • Outside general counsel services
General Counsel

Jeff is experienced in managing the day-to-day legal needs of emerging growth companies from general business matters to specific, technical issues:

  • Corporate governance
  • Compliance
  • Licensing and commercial contracts
  • Employment and employee benefits
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Taxation
  • Dispute resolution strategy

Client Results

Representative Venture Capital and Growth Equity Transactions
  • Represent lead investor in $83 million investment in Israeli technology company.

  • $62.5 million Series B Preferred Stock financing of PrimaryData, Inc.

  • Counsel to Mercato Partners as lead investor in $30 million Series D Preferred Stock financing of Stance, Inc.

  • $30 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of MX Technologies, Inc.

  • $21.6 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of Jive Communications, Inc.

  • $20 million Series C Preferred Stock financing and $4.5 million Series B Preferred Stock financing of Lendio, Inc.

  • Counsel to Pelion Ventures as lead investor in the $12 million Series B Preferred Stock financing of ObservePoint, Inc.

  • $10.5 million Series B Preferred Stock financing and $7 million Series C Preferred Stock financing of Needle, Inc.

  • $2 million Series Seed Preferred Stock financing and $8 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of Canopy Tax, Inc.

  • $7 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of Grow, Inc.

  • Counsel to Pelion Ventures as lead investor in the $2.8 million Series Seed Preferred Stock financing of iDrone, Inc.

  • Counsel to Peterson Ventures as lead investor in the $2.6 million Series Seed Preferred Stock financing of Blyncsy, Inc.

Representative M&A and Private Equity Transactions
  • Private equity recapitalization of healthcare software company.

  • Private equity recapitalization of online marketing lead generation company.

  • Counsel to Spring Mobile in series of acquisitions of other wireless retailers.

  • Stock sale of Spring Mobile to GameStop.

  • Stock sale of electrical wholesale supply company to strategic acquirer.

  • Asset sale of software company with cloud-based mobile point-of-service and inventory management offering to Blockbuster.

  • Counsel to telecommunications software company in strategic acquisition of telecommunications software company.

  • Asset sale of leading tourism website to strategic acquirer.

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Up and Coming, 2017, 2018

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar Association, Member
  • Utah State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
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