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John M. Jennings

Partner

Poinsett Plaza
104 South Main Street
Suite 900
Greenville, SC 29601
john.jennings@nelsonmullins.com

John Jennings is a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Greenville office. Mr. Jennings practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, public company reporting, executive compensation and corporate governance.

John Jennings is a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Greenville office. Mr. Jennings practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, public company reporting, executive compensation and corporate governance.

John Jennings is a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Greenville office. Mr. Jennings practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, public company reporting, executive compensation and corporate governance.

Experience

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Experience

  • Represents public and private acquirers and sellers of businesses in various industries
  • Represents issuers, underwriters and placement agents in public and private securities offerings, including initial public offerings, PIPE transactions, shelf take-downs, and other follow-on offerings
  • Advises companies and their constituents regarding banking regulatory, fiduciary duty and corporate governance issues, proxy contests, periodic disclosure and other securities law issues
  • Advises clients with respect to bank mergers and acquisitions, including FDIC-assisted transactions
  • Advises companies regarding takeover preparedness and shareholder rights agreements

Previous Professional Experience

  • Partner, Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (1997)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business
  • Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, MBA, with distinction (1997)
  • University of Virginia, BA (1988)
    • Echols Scholar

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Illinois

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Corporate, Banking & Securities Law Section Council, South Carolina Bar
  • Section of Business Law, M&A Market Trends Subcommittee, Committee on Negotiated Acquisitions (which produces the Strategic Buyer/Public Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study)
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