Jarvis P. Kellogg


Jarvis P. Kellogg


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. He was a member of the firm’s Private Equity & Venture Capital and Finance & Financial Institutions Practices and the Technology Industry Team.

Jarvis’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

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

Awards and Recognition

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


Jarvis 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.