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Jennifer E. Paone

Charlotte | 704.335.9047
Fax | 704.334.4706

Jennifer Paone is counsel in the firm's Business Law Department. She routinely advises public and private companies, as well as private equity and other investor groups, in a broad range of merger and acquisition transactions, including auction-type acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, and other business combinations.

Jennifer has experience representing independent power producers and public utilities in connection with the acquisition and divestiture of renewable energy projects.

She advises clients on a variety of corporate governance matters, including entity formation, corporate restructuring, shareholders’ agreements, service agreements, and limited liability company agreements.

Jennifer serves on the firm’s Recruiting Committee.

Representative Experience

  • Served as counsel to a NYSE-listed automotive retailer in more than 30 transactions involving the purchase and sale of automotive dealerships.
  • Represented a renewable energy developer on the acquisition of a portfolio of solar facilities across North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • Served as counsel to a renewable energy developer in connection with the acquisition and divestiture of solar projects in North Carolina and New York.
  • Represented a public utility in connection with the divestiture of hydroelectric facility assets.
  • Represented a public utility in connection with certain renewable energy technology investment transactions.
  • Represented a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in the acquisition of an active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing facility and a bioavailability and bioequivalence clinical study facility in India.
  • Represented a global insurance brokerage company in the disposition of seven insurance brokerage offices.
  • Represented a NASDAQ-listed video-on-demand company in connection with two private placements of convertible preferred stock under Regulation D.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021-2024
  • Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar