Rose B. Sorensen is a partner in the firm's Corporate and Securities group, whose practice includes mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, commercial finance, private placements, venture capital, corporate governance, telecommunications services, joint ventures, licensing and entity structure and formation.
Rose has experience handling a range of large-scale mergers and acquisitions, project and corporate financings and restructurings in a variety of industries including the technology, healthcare, food and beverage, manufacturing, retail consumer brand, business services, construction and building materials and aerospace and defense industries. She has represented a variety of domestic and international clients including private developers and equity investors, borrowers, construction contractors, equipment suppliers and a variety of other for-profit and non-profit entities. She has extensive experience counseling, foreign-based businesses on the legal issues involved with entering the United States and cultural familiarity to facilitate cross-border interactions.
Rose started her practice at Fulbright & Jaworski and prior to joining Snell spent the last several years with Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. In between, she served as General Counsel of a private cable operator and internet service provider with operations throughout California, Arizona, and Texas. As General Counsel she handled a variety of telecommunications transactions, including video, Internet, telephone, rooftop antenna, and wireless services transactions (including right of entry agreements) for multifamily projects, mixed-use and master planned communities, and commercial properties. Rose has in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of this industry and a familiarity with market offerings both from the developer/property owner and cable operator perspective. Rose's background as a general counsel gives her a unique and balanced pragmatic approach in advising businesses on the complexities and functional considerations of their operations.
Loyola Law School (J.D., 1999)
Scott Moot Court Honors Board
Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court
Loyola Marymount University (M.B.A., International Business, 1999)
Beta Gamma Sigma Academic Honor Society, Invited Member
University of California, Berkeley (B.S., Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance, Minor in French, 1992)
“Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions,” Co-Presenter, Snell & Wilmer 2020 Year-End CLE Series (August 26, 2020)
"PPP Loan Part 2: Understanding The Complexities Of The Paycheck Protection Program," Co-Presenter, Los Angeles Consulting Group Leveraging Lunch (June 26, 2020)
"International Best Practices in the New Economy, Panel 1: Entity Adaptation and Transformation in the Current Economy," Co-Presenter, Lex Mundi Virtual Roundtable (June 23, 2020)
"Best Practices and Key Considerations for Businesses Looking to Decide to Keep, Gift, Shrink, Grow or Sell," Co-Presenter, Exit Planning Institute's Virtual Series: Navigating Your Business Evolution – What has Happened to the Value of My Business? (June 11, 2020)
"PPP Potpourri: To Forgive or Not to Forgive, and Other Burning Questions!" Co-Presenter, Los Angeles Consulting Group Leveraging Lunch (May 29, 2020)