Jason Northcutt


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Jason Northcutt joined Bass, Berry & Sims’ Washington, D.C. office in February 2016. He has more than 16 years’ experience advising a wide variety of corporate and business clients and firms doing business with the federal government. In addition, Jason represents both private equity firms and companies in corporate transactions, having advised on matters totaling more than $2 billion in the last 10 years alone. He assists both publicly and privately held companies in structuring and managing complex transactions, as well as advises entrepreneurs on raising capital and in the development of creative and effective financing techniques.

Jason works with leaders in the government contracting, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences, retail, information technology and business services industries.

His practice includes:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Advising public and private companies in connection with merger and acquisition transactions, and financing transactions (including offerings of debt and equity securities).
  • Private Equity – Advising private equity sponsors in deploying capital in control investments; counseling portfolio companies on debt and equity financings, corporate governance and executive compensation matters.
  • Government Contracts Transactions – Counseling buyers and sellers of government contractors in mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures and securities offerings; and assisting clients in the negotiation of subcontracts, teaming agreements, joint ventures, and non-disclosure agreements.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jason was a partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.


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