Research/Areas of Interest:

Mergers and acquisitions
Public offerings
Securities compliance
Buying and selling private and public companies
Venture financing
Private/public equity and debt financings
Capital raises
Industries: technology, life sciences, media and entertainment, sports and sports tech, hospitality


Joe Volman is a partner at Burns & Levinson, a Boston-based full-service law firm. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, his L.L.M. from the Erasmus International Law Program of Leiden University of Holland, and his B.A. from Tufts University. As co-chair of the firm's Business Law Group, Joe counsels entrepreneurs and investors, startup and emerging companies, and private equity/venture capital funds through all phases of the investment process, and also represents family-owned businesses, public companies and investment banking firms. Joe seamlessly guides clients through public offerings, securities compliance, buying/selling private and public companies, and venture financings, as well as through a variety of early- and late-stage private/public equity and debt financings. His business acumen spans a variety of industries including technology, life sciences, media and entertainment, sports and hospitality. As a strategic advisor, Joe devises creative, results-focused solutions to help his clients take their businesses to the next level. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©, and has been named a "Mergers & Acquisitions and Antitrust Trailblazer" and "Sports Trailblazer" by the National Law Journal.