J's practice focuses on representing public and private companies in a broad range of corporate and securities law matters.
He regularly advises clients on securities and governance issues, including SEC reporting and compliance matters, securities transactions, and entity formations and restructurings. J also frequently represents strategic and financial purchasers and sellers of businesses in the structuring, financing, negotiating and consummation of M&A transactions.
Representation of Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT), one of the nation’s premier importers and manufacturers of furniture, in its $105 million acquisition of the business of Home Meridian International, a furniture wholesaler with operations in the U.S., China, Vietnam and Malaysia.
Representation of Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT), one of the nation’s premier importers and manufacturers of furniture, in its $40 million acquisition of the business of Shenandoah Furniture, an upscale domestic upholstery manufacturer.
Representation of American Woodmark (NASDAQ: AMWD), a manufacturer of kitchen and bath cabinets, in its $1.08 billion acquisition of RSI Home Products, a manufacturer of kitchen, bathroom and home organization cabinetry.
Representation of a Fortune 250, NYSE company in connection with the preparation of annual, quarterly and current reports and proxy statements for annual meetings.
Representation of a private, alternative energy company in its formation and stock offering to accredited investors.
Representation of a public reporting REIT in the hospitality industry in its $877 million cash merger into another company.
Representation of a manufacturing company in its sale of assets to a Spanish public company for approximately $35 million.
Representation of a private company in its approximately $25 million preferred stock offering.
Representation of a telecommunications company in its sale to a strategic buyer.
Representation of a NYSE listed REIT in its approximately $1.5 billion merger (cash and stock consideration) with another NYSE listed REIT.
Representation of a private equity group in the sale of a portfolio company in the consumer products industry.
Representation of several affiliated coal companies in their approximately $960 million (cash and stock consideration) sale to a NYSE listed company.
Representation of a NASDAQ listed company in a corporate reorganization.
Representation of a cement company in its $130 million merger with a strategic purchaser.
Selected for inclusion in “Legal 500 United States,” Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology Transactions, 2021, 2022; Fintech, 2022
Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," M&A: Middle Market, Virginia, Legal 500 US, 2017-2018
Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Securities and Corporate Finance, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009-2011, 2013
Selected for Inclusion in "Virginia's Legal Elite," Business Law, Virginia Business, 2013, 2017