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James J Hanks Jr

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In private practice, Jim Hanks represents publicly and privately held corporations and other entities in a wide variety of general corporate law and governance matters, securities offerings, and other capital markets transactions. Jim has advised buyers or sellers in more than 250 mergers or acquisitions, including many valued at more than one billion dollars. Jim has served as Maryland corporate counsel to numerous clients, and has represented parties in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other transactions. In addition, Jim advises open- and closed-end investment companies and their directors on matters of Maryland law.