Comprehensive corporate and securities law experience

At JPF Securities Law, we’re solving the most pressing and painstaking legal issues affecting business areas across multiple industries.


We advise companies in raising capital through various methods, including private placements, crowdfunding and traditional public offerings.


We guide businesses through the complex regulatory jungle in some of the most highly-regulated industries.


We set up the necessary internal controls and safeguards to protect your business well into the future.


Every deal is different. We engineer contracts and other deals documents tailored to specific transactions.


Whether you want to start a fund or a business, we make sure it’s done right from the very start.


Sometimes business relationships break beyond repair. We zealously advocate on behalf of those who have been wronged.


Exceptional business and legal services across multiple industries


We help early- and growth-stage tech startups raise capital, commercialize intellectual property, reduce legal risk, and choose the best exit route. We operate like a startup, so we get it. We keep things lean and agile.


Initial Coin Offerings and cryptocurrencies are risky business. We work with teams raising funds via ICO to navigate through the ever-changing securities regulations with confidence and clear direction.

Private Equity

We do all the heavy lifting in Private Equity and Venture Fund Formation from first presentation to purchase and sale. With over a decade of experience, we’ve closed over $1B in PE and VC deals. GP? LP? NP.


From Cesnas to Drones, we cover the full gamut in aerospace. We facilitate the FAA application process and regulatory compliance. We usually fly coach – but feel free to pick us up in your jet or chopper.


M&A can get chaotic. Fast. Especially when dealing with much larger competitors. Over the past 10+ years, we’ve streamlined high-stakes M&A transactions, including complex valuations, asset purchases, and mergers.


We advise some of the most cutting-edge agricultural enterprises, from cannabis operations in Colorado and New England to hog ranches in Texas.


We guide publicly-traded precious metal and mineral operations around the world in procuring debt and equity financing, obtaining usufruct rights, and complying with Industry Guide 7.


Department of Defense contracts take a ton of time and effort to attain. We help defense companies raise capital, progress through development programs, and meet regulatory requirements.

DUNS Number:          104332690


CAGE Code:         8CSB6



We’re equipped to handle the regulatory landmines surrounding the Firearms Industry, like dealing with Import/Export applications, ATF-related matters, licensure, and compliance.


Jared Febbroriello

Managing Partner

Jared Febbroriello is a graduate of Hong Kong University, Suffolk University Law School, and Gettysburg College. He holds an LL.M. in Corporate Finance, a Juris Doctor with an international business concentration, a B.A. in Psychology and he speaks and writes Mandarin Chinese. While attending law school Mr. Febbroriello clerked for the Rhode Island Business Court under the Honorable Michael J. Silverstein. He also studied EU law at Lund Universitet in Sweden and he has written extensively on the Chinese legal system and the Chinese Bond market’s influence on Eurobond pricing. Jared is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Texas.  He holds (inactive) Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses, he is licensed with the Texas State Securities Board and is a registered FINRA arbitrator.

  • Formation and capital acquisition for 50mm Boston-based private equity fund
  • Private placement and NASDAQ partnership for private bitcoin exchange
  • Underwriters counsel for FINRA broker-dealer
  • Exit strategies and international projects for Asian private equity group with 2bn AUM
  • Privatization and 500mm IPO on HKEX for state-owned Chinese enterprise
  • 4mm bridge loan for OTCBB paper company
  • Compliance structure for crowdfunding portal

Carlos Duque


Carlos E. Duque, Esq. holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College. Originally trained as a securities litigator, Mr. Duque serves as strategic business counsel for a variety of high growth companies specifically in payments, gaming law and securities finance. He has served as general counsel for a multinational corporation conducting business in Shanghai China, as well as the U.S. and Europe. He is experienced in gaming law, digital payments, corporate M&A, securities and commercial litigation as well as corporate governance and tax.

  • Lead Counsel in merger between Swedish food startup incorporated in Hong Kong with a Delaware based parent company.
  • Advised real estate and manufacturing startup in the medical grow industry.
  • Lead Counsel to internet gaming startup through Series A financing.
  • Lead Counsel in digitial payments/Point of Sale litigation.
  • Advising Sharing Economy P2P Marketplace application through fundraising.

Karin A. Gregory

Of Counsel

Karin Gregory has over 30 years of legal and business experience in healthcare technology, life sciences and food companies. Her areas of focus include venture capital financing, strategic partnerships, regulatory compliance (including FDA and FTC), licensing, and intellectual property protection.

Karin currently serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Coastal Ventures, Inc., Vice Chairman of the University of New England’s Board of Trustees, and Past President of the Bioscience Association of Maine.  She is an active member of Bigelow Laboratory for Oceanographic Sciences’ Advisory Board, Heart of Biddeford’s Business Enhancement Committee, and several New England angel investment groups. She is also a partner at business accelerator CTM Ventures and a member of Blue Highway Capital’s venture capital team.

John W. Kim


John earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School, during which time he interned with the Honorable Judge James B. Zagel in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to law school, he received simultaneous Bachelor’s degrees in Science and Arts for Civil Engineering and Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley.

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