Patrick Seamens advises clients during the initial structuring, negotiation, and formation of venture capital and private equity funds. His experience includes the structuring and formation of fund sponsors/general partners through to ongoing operational matters and transactions culminating with a fund's liquidation and dissolution.
In addition, Patrick has experience in M&A, equity financings, and corporate governance matters, focusing on domestic and cross-border M&A. He has represented public and private companies and private equity clients and their portfolio companies on buy- and sell-side mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other complex and strategic transactions of all sizes. Patrick advises clients in a variety of industries including consumer products, real estate, technology, and pharmaceuticals.
Patrick also participates in Jones Day's Vetlex pro bono initiative and is accredited to represent U.S. military veterans before the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Before joining Jones Day, Patrick was a math teacher in Nashville with Teach For America.
- Emory University (J.D. with honors 2017; Recipient: Transactional Law Certificate and Charles Watkins Scholarship; M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance 2017, Goizueta Business School); Vanderbilt University (B.A. in Philosophy with honors 2011; B.A. in Political Science 2011)