Jennifer Barnette


I’m fortunate to be able to work with companies solving some of the toughest problems of our time. I love using corporate law as a tool to help them achieve their missions.

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Jen Barnette’s practice focuses on the representation of companies and investors in the social impact and sustainability space. She counsels startups to late-stage private companies, venture capital investors and family offices on a broad range of general corporate and transactional matters. She has particular expertise working with new corporate forms like Delaware’s public benefit corporation (PBC) and counseling around B Corp certification and environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact reporting. Jen is a member of Cooley's San Francisco pro bono committee and teaches Social Enterprise Law at UC Berkeley School of Law.

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  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law
    JD, CEB Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing

  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    MA, Global and International Studies

  • University of Miami
    BA, International Studies
    cum laude

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