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J. David Jeans

J. DAVID JEANS

Business and Healthcare Law

David Jeans represents clients in all aspects of M&A, corporate, securities, intellectual property protection and general business matters. David has experience counseling clients on structuring and advising on business transactions, buy-sell agreements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, raising private capital and intellectual property protection. David also advises closely held companies and executives on executive compensation plans, equity incentive plans, stock option plans, and profit participation arrangements.

Representative Transactions

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented private equity funded national mental health organization in connection with more than fifteen roll-up transactions.
  • Represented national human resource technology company in connection with the sale of its business to a competitive buyer.
  • Represented national US importer and licensed distributor of medical products in connection with its strategic acquisition of its distribution network.
  • Represented national food products manufacturer in connection with its liquidity event via an asset sale to a national retailer.
  • Represented national e-commerce technology retailer of aftermarket vehicle parts and accessories in connection with its sale of the business.
  • Represented national protein distribution company in connection with its strategic acquisition of regional competitor.
  • Represented privately held national protein distribution company in its acquisition of a seafood distribution company.
  • Represented dental service organization in connection with numerous roll-up transactions.
  • Represented ophthalmology practice in its acquisition of a surgery center, optometric practice, and ophthalmology practice.
  • Represented national telemedicine staffing company in connection with the sale of its business.
  • Represented education technology services company in connection with the sale of its assets.
  • Represented national e-commerce technology company in connection with a merger into a publicly traded company.
  • Represented regional commercial landscape company in connection with the sale of its business to a private equity buyer.
  • Represented national exercise equipment company in connection with the sale of its business.
  • Represented regional scaffolding company in connection with the sale of its business.
  • Represented optometry franchisee in connection with its sale of four locations.
  • Represented plastic manufacturing businesses in connection with the sale of its assets.
  • Represented dental practice in connection with the sale of seventeen dental office locations to a private equity fund.

Capital Raise/Financing

  • Represented healthcare technology company in connection with a Series A Preferred Stock offering to a national venture capital fund.
  • Represented technology imaging company in connection with its Series A and Series B Preferred Stock offerings.
  • Represented human resource technology company in connection with a Series A Preferred Stock offering to national venture capital fund.
  • Represented human resource technology company in connection with a Series B Preferred Stock offering to a national private equity fund.
  • Represented real estate acquisition group in connection with several private lending transactions involving Delaware remote entities.
  • Represented real estate acquisition group in connection with its private bridge financing transaction.
  • Represented angel investor group in connection with a preferred equity capital infusion into an international staffing company.

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Education

  • ​​The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Member, The University of Memphis Law Review
  • The University of Memphis, B.B.A.
  • Captain of The University of Memphis Golf Team

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2022

Recent Presentations / Lectures

  • “30,000 Foot View: Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale” (October 2016)
  • “Key Employee Incentive & Compensation Plans” (March 2016)
  • “LLC vs. INC.,” National Business Institute (October, 2011)

Professional Affiliations

  • Admitted, The Florida Bar
  • Association for Corporate Growth, North Florida Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors – The Child Cancer Fund
  • Vice President – The Child Cancer Fund
  • Member, Executive Committee – The Child Cancer Fund

Presentations/Lectures

  • Panelist, “Enhancing the Value of Your Business and Potential Liquidity Considerations”– BDO Capital Advisors (January, 2020)
  • Panelist, “Let’s Get Liquid: The Advisors” – Harbor View Advisors (May 2019)