Alonzo Llorens has substantial experience in corporate law and represents clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. His legal career started with the federal government, as he worked as an attorney in the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Honors Program and later with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in its Division of Corporation Finance. Today, he focuses his corporate practice on capital markets and finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance, corporate governance, minority business enterprise (MBE) certification, and structuring and navigating compliance with MBE transactions.
Alonzo also has substantial experience in the sports and entertainment industry, including advising athletes, actors, film production companies, authors, and sports leagues on corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, and other legal needs.
Alonzo is a frequent speaker on numerous topics, including corporate finance, venture capital, film financing, crowdfunding, and MBE transactions. He is also an author. His first book was a novel entitled, The Mirror, which is a political thriller. His second book, The MBE’s Guide to Raising Capital, is a financial guide explaining the various stages of the capital raising process and the steps minority business enterprises should consider taking in order to successfully pursue such an endeavor. Alonzo has also written for various publications, including a chapter for Thomson Reuters' Inside The Minds series entitled “Private Equity and Venture Capital Trends in a Turbulent Economy." He co-authored volume 83 of the Bureau of National Affairs' Corporate Practice Series entitled “Shareholder Proposals.” He has also has written columns on topics relating to business transactions for Diversity and The Bar Magazine.
Alonzo earned his law degree from Howard University School of Law, where he was managing editor of the Howard Law Journal. He earned his bachelor's degree in international trade and finance from Louisiana State University (LSU).