Jarvis P. Kellogg

Retired Partner


Jarvis P. Kellogg is a retired partner and private equity lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He focused his practice in private equity, venture capital and merger and acquisition transactions, particularly in the information industries. Mr. Kellogg was a member of the firm’s Private Equity & Venture Capital and Finance & Financial Institutions Practices and the Technology Industry Team.

Mr. Kellogg's experience includes:

  • Representing private equity funds, lenders, equity investors, mezzanine investors, purchasers and sellers in a wide variety of financial and merger and acquisition transactions
  • Representing middle market and money market lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured loan transactions
  • Counseling institutions and individuals in the communications and information industries on matters of general corporate, commercial and banking law, venture financing and inter-creditor matters
  • Representing banks and bank groups in complex financial transactions, including initial financings, refinancings, restructurings and workouts
  • Counseling a variety of individual and middle-market entrepreneurs, including health care providers, in general business matters, including intellectual property matters

Representative Experience

  • Representation of a private equity fund in the acquisition of a market leading energy technology company
  • Representation of a private equity fund in the acquisition and recapitalization of a leading provider of media technology to national food service providers
  • Representation of a world industry leader in biodiesel fuel manufacturing and trading in recapitalization of its alternative fuel business
  • Representation of a private equity fund in the recapitalization/refinancing of a New England regional cellular tower company

Mr. Kellogg also maintained an entertainment law practice, representing theatre producers and entrepreneurs. He has co-produced plays and musicals in Boston and New York.


Mr. Kellogg has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.


Mr. Kellogg is a graduate of Columbia University (B.A., 1973) and Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1976).

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Mr. Kellogg is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia and New York. He is chair of the board of directors of the Middlesex County Volunteers, a member of the Collections Committee of the Boston Public Library, a member of the Society of Fellows of the Boston Bar Foundation and a member of the Boston Bar Association.