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Jennifer Bergenfeld

Jennifer Bergenfeld is of counsel and a Law Practice Management Advisor through the Sante Law Group PLLC, an entrepreneurial law firm with Wall Street regulatory, fund formation, commercial transactions, and litigation management expertise. Her specialty is corporate and transactional law, including financial services and business and partnership dissolutions, as well as high profile case management.   Ms. Bergenfeld has spent over two decades as a senior counsel and chief legal officer for early stage and established financial and fintech companies and well as non-profits and high net worth individuals and family offices. Previously, she was Chief Legal Officer to HSBC Funds (PE/VC and 40 Act) and General Counsel at Emerging Managers Group.  

A seasoned deal wrangler, Ms. Bergenfeld provides counsel to law firms, lawyers and companies leveraging experience with appellate matters, written advocacy, dispute resolution and understanding financial disputes. She serves as a coach for business exits.  With her Wall Street background and MBA, Ms. Bergenfeld has expertise with reviewing financial documents, corporate structures, strategic deal making (joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions) family office holdings, insurance coverage and business holdings of litigants with particular attention to valuation, dissolution and earnouts.

Ms. Bergenfeld is involved in establishing companies, leading joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions along with financing alternatives. 

She is an experienced legal writer, editor and former law professor with experience supporting numerous law firms, law clinics, consulting firms and professors. 

Ms. Bergenfeld’s outside interests include advising numerous corporate and startup advisory boards and nonprofit boards for local and international organizations   She has also managed diversity-oriented community corporates grants, guided early-stage social impact venture companies and is a legal advisor to PE/VC incubators supporting social enterprise and inclusive business. Ms. Bergenfeld takes pride in entity governance and educational support of board members. 


  • Corporate 
  • M & A / JVs
  • Regulatory matters
  • Business Litigation & general Business Disputes


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  • Texas
  • New Jersey


    • U.S. District Court for the Southern  and Eastern Districts of New York
    • U.S District Court for the Southern District of Texas      


  • Turnaround Management Association, Houston Chapter, 2021
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • State bar of New York, Member
  • State Bar of New Jersey, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member, 2013-present
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, 2016-present
  • Houston Bar Association, Member, 2021
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