March 2, 2012
Polsinelli Shareholder Kevin Sweeney will address a small business focus group meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta March 5. He will participate in a roundtable discussion on “Accessibility of Risk Capital For High-Growth Firms.”

Sweeney, who chairs Polsinelli's multidisciplinary Life Sciences practice group, is also a senior member of the firm’s Corporate Finance group. He has more than 25 years experience in handling mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, venture capital financing, technology transfer and other complex financial and strategic transactions for clients in a wide variety of industries.

Joining Sweeney in the roundtable discussion are Rebecca Bagley of Nortech; Timothy Bates, Wayne State University; Terri Dension, U.S. Small Business Administration; Stephen Ezell, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Clifton Kellogg, U.S. Treasury; Ray Leach, Jumpstart Inc.; Ted McAleer, Utah Science and Technology Research; Brian McGowan, Invest Atlanta; John Horn, McKinsey & Company; and Dr. Julia Sass Rubin, Rutgers School of Planning & Public Policy.