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Rose B. Sorensen

Rose B. Sorensen

Partner| Los Angeles


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 the technology, healthcare, food processing, manufacturing, retail consumer brand, business services, construction and building materials 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. Rose has extensive experience representing commercial borrowers on sophisticated syndicated and non-syndicated asset-based, cash flow, and other commercial loans as well as transactions involving unsecured and secured mezzanine financing, with and without equity investment, across a broad spectrum of industries.

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 for almost 10 years 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)
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
    • Business Law Section
      • Corporations Committee (2006-2010), Secretary (2008-2009)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth - Los Angeles
    • Membership Committee (March 2019-present)
  • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Francis Xavier Strategic Vision Committee, Chair (March 2019-present)
  • St. Francis Xavier PTO
    • Treasurer (2017-present)
    • First Vice President (2015-2017)
    • Secretary (2013-2015)
    • New Parent Representative (2012-2013)
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles - Troop 3106
    • Co-Leader and Treasurer (2009-present)
  • Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Senior Counsel (2015-2019)
  • Consolidated Smart Broadband Systems, General Counsel (2006-2015)
  • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Senior Associate (1999-2006)
  • French
  • Spanish
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California