Jonathan D. Stanley


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Jon Stanley’s practice involves a variety of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities filings, corporate governance and other strategic issues. Within these fields he serves a broad base of clients, ranging from large private equity firms to founder-owned local businesses. In the last three years, Jon has represented companies in more than $3.6 billion in closed M&A transactions. His practice includes:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Representing clients on a variety of public and private change of control transactions, including special committee representation, going private transactions, tender offers and transactions in heavily regulated industries.
  • Public Company Advisory & Corporate Governance – Advising companies on various corporate governance and SEC compliance issues, including periodic filings with the SEC, and matters related to executive compensation and fiduciary duties of board of directors.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jon was a shareholder at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.


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