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Jennifer L. Dowell

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Overview

Jennifer (Jen) is an attorney in the Corporate Practice Group and advises private and public companies in their mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and securities compliance activities.  With over 14 years of experience in corporate law, Jen regularly represents buyers and sellers in their corporate transactions, including the acquisition or disposition of companies, divisions or assets.  Such representations have ranged in size from less than $5 million to more $900 million, and have taken the form of stock acquisitions, membership interest purchases, assets acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and restructurings.  In connection with such representations, Jen has managed due diligence investigations, negotiated and drafted principal and ancillary transaction documents and coordinated deal support from legal subject matter experts and in-house client teams.  Jen draws heavily on her strong project management and organizational skills to complete complex transactions under accelerated timelines on behalf of her clients. 

In addition to the foregoing, Jen has significant experience in providing legal counsel with respect corporate governance, day-to-day operating and Fair Credit Reporting Act matters and negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and other material agreements (including supply, distribution, reseller, manufacturing, website development, software licenses, master services, transition services, independent contractor, employment, consulting, joint venture, operating and stockholder agreements, equipment leases, real property leases and terms and conditions of sale).

Jen has represented clients in a variety of industries, including in the corrugated and consumer packaging, software, financial services, telecommunications, engineering, construction, real estate, manufacturing and healthcare sectors.   Jen has experience closing transactions involving international legal requirements and working with local legal teams in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Switzerland and the Netherlands, among others.

Jen is a results driven corporate transactional attorney who appreciates that risk is an underlying factor at the forefront of business transactions and prides herself on identifying such risks for her clients and finding innovative and resourceful solutions to clients' strategic, operational and compliance related matters with a view toward mitigating such risks.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of an international telecommunications tower company in connection with formation, capital raising, ongoing operations and sale of the company
  • Representation of the shareholders of a financial services company in connection with their sale of the company to a European financial service provider
  • Representation of a publicly traded manufacturer of infant products in connection with its acquisition of privately held businesses
  • Representation of the Board of Directors of a public real estate investment trust (REIT) in its evaluation of strategic alternatives and its strategic merger with another public REIT 
  • Representation of an  international telecommunications tower company in the sale of assets in Nicaragua to a NASDAQ-listed company
  • Representation of an operator of independent, fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging centers in its acquisitions of assets throughout the Southeastern United States
  • Representation of a NYSE-listed corrugated and consumer packaging solutions company in connection with its acquisition of privately held companies and company groups and the assets of privately held companies and company groups in the businesses of printing and distributing pizza boxes and circles; operating corrugated products facilities and a fulfillment business; manufacturing displays, brochures, cartons and boxes; and manufacturing corrugated packaging products, among others
  • Representation of the Special Committee of a public REIT in connection with its strategic merger with another public REIT 
  • Representation of an industrial engineering company in its acquisition of a subsidiary of a German manufacturing and engineering company 
  • Representation of a construction and asphalt company in the purchase of a hot mix asphalt plant and related assets in the States of North Carolina and South Carolina 
  • Representation of an international telecommunications tower company in connection with obtaining a multi-million dollar loan from the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation)
  • Representation of an operator of independent, fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging centers in the sale of the company by merger
  • Representation of a construction and asphalt company in the purchase of a hot mix asphalt plant and related assets in the State of Georgia 
  • Representation of the sole shareholder of an engineering company in the sale of the company to a NYSE-listed company
  • Representation of a NYSE-listed corrugated and consumer packaging solutions company in connection with its the sale of certain assets used in the marketing and sale of bulk lumber and related byproducts and derivatives

Professional & Community Activities

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Alternate Biographies

Assistant

Kerry Weege
Direct 404.954.7542
kweege@rh-law.com

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, George Washington University, Order of the Coif; George Washington Scholar; The George Washington Law Review, 2004
  • M.S., University of Florida, 2001
  • B.S., University of Florida, 2000

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Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2004

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