Robinson Bradshaw Names Three New Shareholders



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Jan. 19, 2012

Robinson Bradshaw, one of the state’s leading corporate and commercial law firms, has named three new shareholders. The new shareholders, who were previously associate attorneys at the firm, are Justin A. Brittain, Jon R. Jordan and Heidi E. Royal.

Brittain practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and investments. He regularly represents private equity groups, mezzanine finance providers, and other lenders and financial investors in a wide variety of debt and equity financings. He also regularly represents private equity groups and public and private companies throughout the country in mergers and acquisitions, as well as in general corporate matters.

Brittain earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration degree, with distinction, from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Prior to joining Robinson Bradshaw, he was an associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York.

Royal practices in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, and taxation. She advises clients in the development of comprehensive estate plans, including wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts and gift tax strategies. She serves as counsel to trusts and estates, including representation in tax audits, and she has additional experience with the preparation of estate, gift and fiduciary income tax returns.

Royal earned her undergraduate degree from Rhodes College, where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and earned her law degree from the University of Georgia, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif and served as a Notes Editor of the Georgia Law Review.

Jordan practices in the area of mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, commercial loan workouts and restructurings, economic development and general corporate law. He works with a variety of companies within the public and private sectors in acquisitions and dispositions, as well as assisting borrowers and lenders in the structuring and documentation of complex financing transactions. He also assists clients with their work to secure economic incentive packages through local and state governmental agencies.

Jordan earned his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, where he graduated, summa cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa. He also earned his law degree from Wake Forest, where he graduated, cum laude, and was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review.

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