Ken Polin has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of securities, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and other financing transactions. He concentrates his practice at Jones Day on corporate and securities law with an emphasis on representation of emerging and public technology and growth companies. Ken has managed a broad range of major business transactions, including private placements and public offerings; mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs; joint ventures and other strategic collaborations; and commercial transactions, such as bank credit lines, lease lines, and off-balance sheet financings. He also has extensive experience representing venture capital and private equity investors.
Ken has been counsel to companies in the biotechnology, media, communications, health care, medical device, software, and telecommunications industries. He regularly represents specialty finance companies in a variety of consumer and commercial finance transactions as well.
Ken is a member of the State Bar of California and the San Diego Bar Association. He is extremely active in community affairs as a member of the board of directors of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Centers of San Diego County, where he previously served as president. He also is a board member of CONNECT and former board chair of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County.