Jonathan H. Gabriel



Jon Gabriel is a seasoned corporate lawyer providing pragmatic, business-oriented advice to public and private companies and private equity and venture investors in a wide range of industries. He is a partner in the firm’s Transactions Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Manufacturing and Health Care & Life Sciences Sectors.

Jon focuses on complex mergers and acquisitions and venture and growth equity financings. He also advises growth companies, from start-up through exit, on formation, financing, strategic transactions, cross-border, equity and executive compensation arrangements, corporate governance, and other matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Tier 1 automotive supplier in an US$800m strategic acquisition and a series of corporate venture capital investments focused on electrified mobility.
  • Represented private equity sponsor in initial and follow-on acquisitions for a behavioral health platform.
  • Represented privately held digital security company in US$300m sale to a large strategic acquirer.
  • Represented emerging company in connection with a minority investment by an overseas strategic investor.
  • Represented growth equity investor in connection with multiple minority investments in healthcare and technology companies.
  • Represented private equity client in US$270m acquisition of private equity-sponsored manufacturing company.
  • Represented U.S. public company in US$40m cross-border acquisition of privately held software company.
  • Represented rapidly growing technology company in multiple venture capital and strategic partner financing rounds.
  • Represented private equity-sponsored health care technology company in US$130m sale to major international corporation.
  • Represented U.K. public company in US$15m U.S. joint venture buyout and related private share issuance.
  • Represented U.S. public company in US$20m strategic acquisition of privately held software company. 


  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2005)
  • College of William & Mary (B.A., 1996)


  • Massachusetts

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Boston and American Bar Associations
  • Member of the Digital Transformation special interest group of the American Telemedicine Association

Community Engagement

  • Leads the firm’s efforts in the Boston office as part of the national partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, supporting the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work of the youth development organization’s Boston-based clubs. 
  • Serves on the board of overseers and as vice chair of the governance committee of the South Shore Conservatory. 
  • Previously served on the board of directors of South Shore Habitat for Humanity and as a consultant to the Center for Women & Enterprise, through which he provided pro bono advice to small businesses and start up entrepreneurs.