Jeffrey E. Swaim

Jeff is a partner and chair of the firm's Business Group. He has extensive experience practicing in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, equity financing, securities regulation, contract drafting and negotiation, business formation, corporate governance, and general corporate and business matters. He has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, plastics, medical devices, health services, life sciences, publishing, telecommunications, internet services, software, high-technology, financial services, and the media. Jeff's clients range in size from small start-up ventures to large multi-national public companies.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Boston University School of Law JD (1994)
  • Duke University BA (1988)
  • Represented a client in connection with the roll-up of eight teleconferencing companies involving a $75 million bond offering and follow-on IPO
  • Represented a technology company in connection with a $6 million venture capital financing
  • Represented a large public company in connection with the negotiation of multi-million-dollar component supply agreements
  • Represented numerous clients in various industries with business or acquisitions and divestitures
  • Represented start-up companies in connection with business formation and equity financing
  • Served as general legal counsel to companies in a variety of industries
  • Drafted and negotiated a wide range of corporate and commercial agreements


  • Jeff is a contributor to The Pulse: Mirick O'Connell's Health Law Blog
  • "Hot Topics in Healthcare Compliance," Mirick O'Connell Health Law Seminar, November 7, 2012 (presenter)
  • Contributing author, Mirick O'Connell Business Law e-Report
  • "Legal Issues for Start-ups," Small Business Development Center, Center for Women and Enterprise, Worcester Polytechnic Institute CEO East Business Conference
  • "LLCs Demystified," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • "LLCs: Advising Small Businesses, Start-ups and Larger Companies," Lorman Seminar
  • "Basic Tax Issues for the Business Lawyer," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • "Non-Competes: Getting Them Right the First Time," New England Business Brokers Association

Professional / Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • American Red Cross, Central Massachusetts Chapter, board member