Jeffrey M. Stoler

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Jeffrey M. Stoler is a partner in Holland & Knight's Boston office and a member of the firm's Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Team. Mr. Stoler handles transactions ranging from high nine-figure international acquisitions to six-figure venture financings of local start-ups. Most commonly, Mr. Stoler serves as outside general counsel to middle-market businesses engaged in the service, manufacturing and tech sectors. He mainly handles financings (including public offerings, private placements and venture capital matters ), mergers and acquisitions, licenses and other contracts, management-led and leveraged buy-outs, joint ventures and strategic alliances, franchising and intellectual property issues.

Mr. Stoler is active in Boston's venture and angel capital community, both as a longtime member of Launchpad and more recently as a co-founder and managing director of SideCar Angels. He serves on the board of directors for Greater Boston Legal Services Corporation, one of the nation’s oldest providers of civil legal aid to the indigent.

Mr. Stoler is a frequent public speaker on business and legal matters, serving as a panelist at the International Mergers & Acquisitions Program (IMAP) Annual Conference in Miami, KPMG’s annual Audit Committee Institute in Short Hills, the International Securities Conference in Salzburg and a variety of panels for the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council and other industry groups.

In connection with his practice, Mr. Stoler has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, CFO Magazine, the Boston Globe and other publications.


  • Greater Boston Legal Services Corporation, Board of Directors
  • Stanford Law School, Board of Visitors
  • Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, Awards Committee
  • Launchpad Investor Group, Screening Committee
  • SideCar Angels, Managing Director
  • Meritas, Board of Directors
  • Children's Museum, Board of Directors