Taft Law is pleased to welcome attorney Gary Jungels to its Chicago office as a partner in the firm’s Business practice group.
With nearly 25 years of experience in business law, Jungels focuses primarily on venture capital, fund formation, and joint ventures. He has represented fund sponsors and their principals in the structuring, negotiating, and closing of both general and industry-specific global and domestic funds, including venture capital, later stage growth equity and buyout funds. He also has extensive experience in private equity funds.
In addition, Jungels advises fund and non-fund sponsors, lead investors, family offices, and co-investors with respect to their fund and/or portfolio investments, including seed stage and growth stage venture financing involving equity, debt, convertible notes, and SAFE instruments.
“We are excited to have Gary Jungels join our investment funds and venture capital practices. Gary brings years of experience to our group. His deep understanding of the market and dedication to client service make him a perfect fit for our group,” said Taft Business Practice Group Chair Ralph A. Caruso.
“I admire Taft’s values and the team of legal talent across its multiple offices is top notch. It’s truly an honor to join such a well-respected firm,” said Jungels.
Jungels received his undergraduate degree with highest honors from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law.
With a diverse mix of professional experience, Taft Chicago is equipped to serve clients from Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses and startups to state and local governments. The office concentrates on matters involving real estate, zoning, gaming, government relations, business law, and public finance, as well as litigation of all types including employment and intellectual property.