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Jennifer Consiglio is a trusted advisor to clients in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private debt and equity financings, restructurings, strategic  partnerships, corporate governance, securities regulation, and general business law. Business clients of all sizes across diverse industries have depended on her expertise in complex transactions and general business law matters for more than two decades. Ms. Consiglio’s deep experience in these often complicated areas of the law provides clients with peace of mind while navigating myriad business transactions at any stage of the business life cycle.


Jennifer Consiglio is a Shareholder practicing in the firm’s Business Law Department. She primarily counsels clients across diverse industries in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, private placements, secured and unsecured financing transactions, restructurings, strategic partnerships, corporate governance, securities regulation, and various general business law matters. 

She has substantial experience in planning, negotiating and implementing various types of complex business transactions, guiding clients through the entire business evolution, from formation through exit, and advising clients in corporate governance and securities law (federal and blue sky) compliance.

For her expertise and dedication to quality and service, Ms. Consiglio is recognized by peers and professional organizations as a leading business law practitioner.  Her numerous awards and recognitions include being listed in The Best Lawyers in America for her expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), and Corporate Governance Law; ranked by Chambers USA as one of America’s Leading Lawyers in Business Law and Mergers & Acquisitions; recognized by DBusiness as a Top Lawyer for Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions in Metro Detroit; listed in Michigan Super Lawyers in Metro Detroit; and recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of 25 Women in Law and as one of 20 lawyers in its inaugural list of “Go to Business Lawyers."

Ms. Consiglio is a member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, a member and former Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section, and a Fellow of The American Bar Foundation. 

Prior to joining the firm, she worked at a well-known, global private practice law firm with a focus on securities law reporting and compliance, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions involving public companies, and private equity transactions.

She is an Honors and Order of the Coif graduate of The George Washington University Law School and earned her Bachelor of Science, Foreign Service degree cum laude from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Ms. Consiglio is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.



Georgetown University Undergraduate 1995, B.S.

George Washington University Law School Law School 2000, J.D.



  • American Bar Association
  • Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America - Business Organizations including LLCs and Partnerships and Corporate Governance Law, 2023,2024; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024

Michigan Lawyers Weekly - recognized as one of 25 Women in Law, 2013

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013

DBusiness Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit, Corporate Law, 2017, 2018, 2020-2024, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2018, 2020-2023

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A, 2018-2023


  • Assisted an international polymers manufacturer in numerous acquisitions of U.S. based companies
  • Representation of health services company in reverse merger with a public company as means of going public.
  • Successfully closed a complex, $50 million private equity financing including a reincorporation merger and a myriad of difficult pre-closing transactions
  • Represented Santa Rosa Consulting in its $25 million equity capitalization by private equity investors
  • Closed on Series D venture capital financing
  • Represented global polymers manufacturer in acquisition of assets of Hydro Components Research and Development Corporation.
  • Represented a private equity investor in the lengthy and complicated effort to purchase all of Ford Motor Company's glass manufacturing operations in North America

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