Barbara A. Jones

Barbara A. Jones maintains a diverse corporate and securities law practice across industry groups, emphasizing complex international and domestic transactions, including private and public financings, IPOs, secondary offerings, PIPEs, alternative exit strategies, dual listings, mergers and acquisitions and licensing transactions. Her work extends to complex regulatory reporting and compliance issues arising in connection with her transactional work and representation of publicly listed companies. She regularly serves as counsel to leading investment banks, financial institutions and private equity groups, as well as public and private companies in life sciences and biotechnology, information technology, energy (traditional and renewable), mining, defense and security, telecommunications, media, entertainment and sports. Barbara is also active in the representation of Olympic athletes and sports-related organizations. She is also the co-coordinator of the firm's Conflict Minerals Compliance Initiative.

Barbara practiced U.S. law in London from 1990 through 2003, and headed the international capital markets practice of a major U.S. law firm from 1999 to 2003 before relocating to Boston. From 1997 to 1999, she served as Vice-President, Assistant General Counsel and Regional Counsel for capital markets with J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd. in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Since returning to the U.S., she has continued to actively represent issuers, private equity groups and investment banks in the European, African and greater Asian markets, including China.

Barbara has served as chair of the ABA’s Subcommittee on International Securities Matters. She is a frequent speaker at conferences relating to cross-border securities matters and alternative financing strategies.

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Areas of Practice 1) Global Securities, 2) Corporate & Securities, 3) Mergers & Acquisitions, 4) Global, 5) Energy & Natural Resources, 6) Technology, 7) Media & Telecommunications, 8) Life Sciences & Medical Technology and 9) Emerging Technology
Law School J.D., magna cum laude, Pepperdine University School of Law
Education B.A., with honors, Michigan State University
Bar Member / Association State bar of Massachusetts,State bar of California,U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Southern, State bar of District of California
Most recent firm Greenberg Traurig LLP
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