Professional Biography

Jennifer M. Tighe Associate

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8288

    F +1.206.359.9000


    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA




Jennifer Tighe advises emerging company clients on a variety of transactions and corporate matters, including venture capital investments, M&A transactions, IPOs, asset sales and partnership agreements. She is known for creating comprehensive legal solutions for her clients by utilizing firm authorities on IP, tax, employment and regulatory compliance, among other areas.

Jennifer counsels executive teams on corporate governance matters, including compliance with securities laws, management of disputes with cofounders and maintenance of capitalization tables. She also negotiates and drafts transaction documents, including equity and debt commitment and financing documents, merger agreements, asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and term sheets.

Prior to earning her J.D./M.B.A., Jennifer worked at Microsoft Corporation as a Corporate Development Manager, where she managed the M&A deal execution process end-to-end. She also worked as an Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup Global Markets, executing various M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, tender offers and cross-border transactions. Jennifer’s previous work experience informs the adept counsel she provides her technology clients.

*Admitted only in California.


Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University, M.B.A., 2013
  • Georgetown University, B.S., Finance; Accounting,
    magna cum laude
    , 2006