A founding member of Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, Jim Cook is a business lawyer who is known for his interest in technology companies and other entrepreneurial businesses.

Jim advises clients on issues ranging from business start-ups, to financing and growth, to a sale or other exit. Examples include choice and formation of business entities, buy-sell and other ownership agreements, angel, venture capital, private equity and corporate investments, debt and royalty-based financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, in-bound and out-bound technology licensing agreements, equity-based and other incentive compensation plans, sales and distribution agreements, executive employment agreements and other commercial and contractual arrangements.

Jim is active in the community, holding numerous positions in professional, technology, and non-profit organizations.

Honors and Distinctions:

Martindale.com: AV Peer Review Rated

Chambers USA: Band 1 for Corporate/Commercial

Best Lawyers of America: Corporate Law (2010 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester), Closely Held Companies and Family; Business Law (2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester); Copyright Law; Mergers and
Acquisitions Law; Technology Law; and Trademark Law

Super Lawyers: Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance, Information Technology/Outsourcing

Education:

University of Michigan (JD)

University of Iowa (BA; math/computer science)

Professional Affiliations:

Admitted to New Hampshire Bar

American Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Manchester Bar Association

Non-Profit Organizations:

Entrepreneurs Foundation of New Hampshire (Member; Advisory Board Member since 2009)

New Hampshire High Technology Council (Director 1991-2013; former President)

Leadership New Hampshire (Director 2000-2006; Secretary 2002-2006)

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Manchester Regional Advisory Board (Director 2000-2006; Chair 2005-2006)

Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire (Director 2000-2006; Secretary 2003-2006)