Sean M. Small

Sean Small is a senior associate in Choate’s Private Equity Group. He counsels companies on corporate and business matters, with a particular focus on M&A transactions and corporate governance issues.

Prior to joining Choate, Mr. Small was an associate at a large international law firm where he represented public and private companies in buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions and counseled clients on general corporate matters. Before law school, Mr. Small served as an Artillery Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Practice Focus

Private Equity: represents funds of all types in aspects of capital raising and acquisitions of target companies.

Mergers & Acquisitions: represents institutional investors, portfolio companies and management teams in negotiating and structuring leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions.

General Corporate: provides counsel on general corporate matters for public and private companies, governance issues and mergers and acquisitions.

Professional and Community Involvement

Mr. Small is a member of the Development Committee at Veterans Legal Services.

Education & Credentials

Northeastern University School of Law
JD, 2014
Skidmore College
BA, 2002



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