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Biography

Jeff has extensive experience representing buyers and sellers of private and public companies. He also has significant experience representing lenders and borrowers in funding transactions. Jeff is involved in the structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing phases of these deals. Jeff also practices in the area of real estate and advises clients in connection with buying, selling, financing and managing shopping centers.

 

Other Info About Jeff

Experience

Legal Work Highlights

$1.2 billion financing in connection with emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy;

$875 million credit facility for a Kentucky-based coal mining company;

$600 million acquisition of Kentucky and West Virginia coal mining operations;

$47 million acquisition of coal company;

$350 million merger of an international manufacturing company;

A series of acquisitions of various coal mining companies ranging from $15 million to $100 million;

$15 million acquisition of coal reserves;

$100 million disposition of an international company based in the U.S. and operating in 15 foreign jurisdictions;

$350 million debtor-in-possession credit facility;

$200 million senior secured bond offering;

$650 million tender offer for a major coal mining company;

$115 million credit facility for an international manufacturing company;

$96 million acquisition of seven coal terminals and coal reserves and operations in three states;

$30 million acquisition of U.S., U.K. and Canadian divisions of a valve manufacturing company;

Acquisition of a downtown Lexington office building; and

Various workout-related negotiations for shopping centers located in central Kentucky.

Education

Law School

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1995, magna cum laude
Order of the Coif
Kentucky Law Journal
Honor Committee

Graduate School

University of Kentucky, M.B.A., 1995
Beta Gamma Sigma

Undergraduate School

University of Virginia, B.S., 1992

Bar Membership

Jeff is licensed to practice in the following state:

Kentucky, 1996

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Fayette County Bar Association

 

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Leadership Lexington, Class of 2001

First Presbyterian Church, Elder and Deacon

The Lexington School, Alumni Board of Directors

University of Virginia Alumni of Central Kentucky, Board of Directors

Firm Committees

Jeff has served on the following committee at Frost Brown Todd:

Recruiting Committee, former Member