Jonathan Savar

Partner

Contact

415-735-5933
jonathan@scalefirm.com
New York, NY

Jonathan Savar is a Partner at Scale LLP, where he represents founders, startups, small and medium-sized companies, investors, lenders and others on M&A and other strategic transactions, PE and VC investments, bank loan transactions and other debt financings, governance, contracts, employment and compensation, licensing/IT, data privacy, business formation and other commercial matters. Jonathan also regularly serves as outside general counsel to his clients, and advises boards, executives and management on both mission-critical and everyday business and legal matters. Prior to joining Scale, Jonathan was Deputy General Counsel at Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT), where he led the legal team in the insurtech's $1.2 billion IPO and concurrent private placement as well as the restructuring of its debt facilities. Prior to Root, Jonathan worked at multiple AmLaw 100 law firms, highly respected regional firms, and international financial institutions as well as his own corporate transactional law boutique. During his career, Jonathan has closed over $20 billion of M&A and other strategic transactions as well as equity and debt financings in a variety of industries.

Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Strategic Transactions<br/>PE/VC Investments<br/>Debt Financings<br/>Corporate Governance<br/>Employment and Compensation<br/>Business Formation
Prior Associations
Root, Inc. (Deputy GC)<br/>Kirkland & Ellis LLP<br/>Dechert LLP<br/>Skadden, Arps<br/>Macquarie Group
Education
The University of Chicago Law School<br/>Princeton University
Bar Admission
New York

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