Corporate Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Ellen Corenswet has over 35 years of experience representing emerging companies and investors in the technology, media, life sciences, retail and financial services industries. She is the Co-Chair of Covington’s Venture Capital/Emerging Company Practice Group and resides in the New York office.
Ellen is passionate about working with the founders and management teams in early stage companies. She takes a hands on, pragmatic, business-focused approach to advising these companies. She typically acts as outside corporate general counsel to her company clients–providing day-to-day strategic advice as well as representing her clients in financings and commercial transactions. Ellen has helped numerous companies prepare for IPOs and acquisitions.
Representative clients include TouchTunes Interactive Networks, the world’s largest out-of-home entertainment technology company, VantagePoint Venture Partners, a West Coast venture capital firm focused on clean tech and technology, Acorda Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company, and several Springboard companies located throughout the US.
Ellen is on the Board of National Advisors of Springboard Enterprises, Inc. and has been a long-time advisor to Springboard companies in the tech, media and life sciences sectors. Ellen is also on the Board of Directors of New York BIO (formerly NYBA).