Lawrence H. Gennari is the co-founder of Gennari Aronson, LLP, a corporate law firm located along Route 128, in the heart of the Massachusetts innovation community. He has been a corporate finance and transactional lawyer for more than two decades, with an established reputation for developing financing strategies for emerging growth companies. A former partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston, Gennari’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law for emerging growth companies and the investors that finance them. His work includes countless private offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and public offerings as well as SEC compliance for public companies and their directors and officers. Gennari also teaches at Boston College Law School, where, as an Adjunct Professor, he has taught courses on Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Advising Entrepreneurs for more than 15 years. He is a frequent commentator and contributor on corporate finance topics. He earned a J.D. in 1989 from the College of William and Mary, where he served as editor-in-chief of the William & Mary Law Review, as well as a B.S. (Accounting), summa cum laude, in 1986 from North Adams State College, where he was the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s outstanding student. In addition to serving on the board of directors for American Student Assistance, Gennari serves on the Vincent Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at Massachusetts General Hospital and he is on the Advisory Board of the University of Massachusetts (Boston) College of Management and the Advisory Council for the Program in Education, Afterschool and Resiliency at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.