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Corporate/M&A - Ohio: North
"He takes complicated rules and regulations and makes them simple for clients." "He's a knowledgeable, respected securities and corporate governance lawyer."
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Corporate and Finance; Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Sales; Public Company M&A and Board Counseling; Capital Markets and Public Reporting; Investment Management
John Jenkins, Partner with Calfee's Corporate and Finance practice, advises publicly and closely held corporate clients on securities and capital market issues; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and general corporate law. He represents companies and individuals involved in Securities and Exchange Commission and stock exchange investigations and enforcement proceedings.
John represents issuers and underwriters of debt and equity securities in 100+ underwritten public and Rule 144A offerings; negotiation of mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures; counseling directors on fiduciary obligations in connection with proposed change of control transactions and disclosure obligations under federal securities laws; and counseling investment bankers in connection with mergers, acquisitions, fairness opinions, financings and other engagements.
John represents targets of SEC, SRO and stock exchange investigations and enforcement proceedings and serves as counsel to corporations and board committees conducting internal investigations involving allegations of misconduct.
John serves as Senior Editor for TheCorporateCounsel.net and DealLawyers.com, and edits The Corporate Counsel and Deal Lawyers newsletters.
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Securities Law Section, Former Chairman
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1986
B.A., Canisius College, 1983