NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (www.clm.com) is pleased to announce that Ronald R. Jewell joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Department effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Jewell advises corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financings, and joint ventures and represents private equity, hedge, mezzanine, debt and distressed funds in their investment activities. Mr. Jewell joins Carter Ledyard from Pepper Hamilton's New York office, where he was a partner.
"We are delighted to have Ronald join our firm," said Steve Glusband, member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Corporate Department at Carter Ledyard. "Ron's extensive corporate and securities transaction experience and proven track record in cross-border transactions enhances our firm's core corporate practice."
In addition to his work with M&A and financing transactions, Mr. Jewell also has experience in counseling directors and special committees in general corporate and corporate governance matters. His practice covers a broad range of industry sectors, including consumer products, apparel, textiles, retail, life science and health care, telecommunications and media, equipment leasing, manufacturing, construction, natural resources, industrial chemicals, defense, and transportation. Mr. Jewell's experience encompasses numerous cross-border transactions, including the involvement of Latin America, where he has been active in representing international hedge funds in portfolio investments, and corporate clients in joint ventures, acquisitions, and licensing and distribution arrangements.
Mr. Jewell received his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 1977, his J.D. cum laude from University of Baltimore School of Law in 1975 and his B.A. from Loyola College in 1971. Prior to going into private practice, he was an attorney with the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Office of the General Counsel, Office of Foreign Assets Control) and an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Division of Corporation Finance).
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (www.clm.com), established in 1854, has approximately 90 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard's general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, broker-dealer, on-shore and off-shore hedge and other alternative investment funds, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, investment regulation, antitrust, art law, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm's practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.
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