Timothy J. Melton

Tim Melton counsels a diverse range of corporations, financial institutions, and their boards of directors, focusing on finance, M&A, and governance matters. He regularly advises public and private companies on matters relating to corporate governance, M&A, debt and equity tender offers, distressed debt, securities regulations, financing strategies and alternatives, and stockholder activism. Tim also has experience representing special committees in going private transactions as well as internal investigations. He represents financial institutions as well in connection with public and private financings and various restructuring scenarios.

Recently, he has worked closely with Amsted, Atlas Energy, Cardinal Health, Convergint Technologies, Kraft Foods, MYR Group, Potash, Procter & Gamble, Reynolds American, Sandler O'Neill, Spanx, USG, and Verint Systems.

For nearly 10 years, Tim served as co-head of the Firm's Capital Markets Practice. He has been recognized in various publications as a leading corporate lawyer, including being selected in 2013 as one of 12 BTI "Client Service All-Stars" nationally in the securities field. Tim is a member of the Executive Committee for the Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate Securities Law Institute and serves as Chair of the Advisory Board of Cabrini Green Legal Aid.

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Areas of Practice 1) Capital Markets, 2) M&A, 3) Energy, 4) Private Equity and 5) Corporate Governance
Law School Wayne State University (J.D. 1987)
Education Gordon College (B.A. 1983)
Most recent firm Jones Day
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