Cozen O’Connor: Garvey, Jeremiah G.

Jeremiah G. Garvey



(412) 620-6570

(412) 275-2390

Jeremy focuses his practice on securities-related transactions and corporate governance, specifically in connection with private capital financings and public offerings, and the organization, funding, and ongoing representation of emerging growth technology companies and venture firms.

Jeremy handles the public offerings of securities, representing both issuers and underwriters, and is experienced in the underwritten offerings of equity securities, as well as 144A private placements of high-yield debt securities. In addition, he works closely with public company issuers on securities law compliance, general corporate guidance, and governance and equity-based compensation issues.

Jeremy's clients include retailers, software and information technology companies, venture capital and private equity funds, drug discovery companies, insurance companies, medical device makers, oil and gas companies, robotics companies, mobile and wearable computer manufacturers, bioinformatics companies, e-commerce providers and facilitators, information services providers, medical device manufacturers, investment banking firms, and telecommunication companies. In addition to his private company and securities focus, Jeremy's practice extends to venture and angel financings, private and public company mergers and acquisitions, complex corporate transactions, and all forms of commercial arrangement negotiations.

Jeremy has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® list each year since 2006 and was named “Pittsburgh Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year” (2014), "Pittsburgh Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year" (2011), and "Pittsburgh Corporate Lawyer of the Year" (2019). In recognition for delivering "absolutely outstanding client service," Jeremy has been named by clients to the BTI Client All-Star list twice. He was also ranked by Chambers & Partners USA in 2019 and named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2005 to 2007. Jeremy is a member of the board of directors of Othot, a cloud-based predictive analysis company.



138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2019

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

April 25, 2019

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

Cozen O’Connor Represents FNCB Bancorp, Inc. in $20 Million Common Stock Offering

February 11, 2019

The public offering of 3,285,550 shares includes 428,550 shares of common stock issued upon the exercise in full of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters, at a public offering price of $7.00 per share.

Seven Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2019 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

August 31, 2018

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that seven of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest and most highly regarded peer review publications in the legal profession.

Cozen O'Connor Named Pennsylvania Powerhouse by Law360

August 28, 2018

Law360 named Cozen O'Connor a Pennsylvania Powerhouse, an honor given to five law firms who have used their roots in the Keystone State to embark on aggressive national and international expansions.

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Ford’s new AV Unit, including Argo AI, opens door to all kinds of investors

July 25, 2018

Jeremy Garvey, a member in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group, is quoted in an article in the Pittsburgh Business Times on Ford Motor Company’s self-driving business, Ford Autonomous Vehicles, LLC, and the auto company’s stake in Argo AI, LLC.

100 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 23, 2017

Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for more than 30 years.

Cozen O’Connor Launches Full-Service Pittsburgh Office With Three Former Leaders of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

May 03, 2017

Cozen O’Connor has launched a full-service Pittsburgh office with three former leaders of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC: labor and employment attorney Thomas Giotto, corporate attorney Jeremy Garvey, and complex commercial and health care litigator Gene Giotto.


Preferred Equity: Key Features and Why It's Desirable to Outside Investors [COpilot Blog]

October 30, 2018

Once you have formed your company and issued shares to your founding team, you are probably thinking about raising money to fund your early operations. Perhaps you have even completed a friends and family financing with a convertible note or other instrument. But what’s next?

3 Types of Documents Every Company Needs to Have in Place [COpilot Blog]

October 23, 2018

Congratulations! You’ve formed your new company by filing a certificate of incorporation or articles of incorporation (or certificate of formation or articles of formation for an LLC) (often referred to as your “charter”) with the Secretary of State. But what should you do next?

Seed Financing vs Venture Financing: How do They Differ? [COpilot Blog]

September 10, 2018

Startups have a variety of tools available to raise capital to fund operations before the company is cash flow positive, including business loans, convertible debt or other convertible security financings, preferred stock financings, and issuances of other equity.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Corporate Venture Capital and Strategic Investments

October 16, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

Techvibe Radio

May 12, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

Industry Sectors


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1995
  • Colgate University, B.A., 1991

Awards & Honors

2019 Corporate Lawyer of the Year in Pittsburgh by The Best Lawyers in America 

2014 Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year in Pittsburgh by The Best Lawyers in America

2011 Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year in Pittsburgh by The Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America 2006-2020

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Star" 2005-2007

Chambers & Partners USA 2019

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