Jesse Payne-Johnson



San Francisco, CA

Jesse's practice focuses on corporate and transactional law. Jesse serves as interim general counsel for a wide variety of clients as well, and brings his corporate and transactional expertise to startups on fundraising, M&A, governance and other matters. Before joining Scale, Jesse was the Head of Legal at Shift Technologies. Prior to Shift, Jesse was a Corporate Associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz in New York, and a Consultant with BCG. Jesse now splits his time between advising clients at Scale and running, a disruptive real estate brokerage based in San Francisco.

Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Operations<br/>Product counseling<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Mergers and acquisitions
Prior Associations
Shift Technologies ( (GC)<br/>Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz<br/>Boston Consulting Group
Yale Law School<br/>Harvard University
Bar Admission
New York<br/>(Not Admitted in CA)

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