Attorney at Law
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Jonathan Staebler Int'l Business Law
Jan 1999 - Present
Domestic and international corporate and commercial transactions. Outside General counsel. Private lending, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution, app start-ups.
Wilkinson & Staebler
Oct 1997 - Dec 1998
General practice. International banking, asset protection, real estate development. Supervision of complex litigation.
10 State Street LLP
Sep 1996 - Oct 1997
International law boutique firm. Significant transactions including the restructuring of the U.S. and offshore subsidiaries of a U.K. manufacturer and advising an Italian manufacturer in its establishment of a U.S. subsidiary engaged in distribution and assembly.
Nexsen Pruet Jacobs Pollard & Robinson, LLP
Apr 1990 - Sep 1996
Significant transactions: the $300 million restructuring and recapitalization, with Morgan Stanley equity investment, of Kiawah Resort Associates, L.P. (counsel to The Beach Company); the divestiture of development tracts by Wild Dunes Associates, L.P. and the subsequent liquidation of the partnership; the acquisition and financing of Wild Dunes Harbor and Links golf courses.
Hoyle, Morris & Kerr
Jun 1988 - Nov 1989
Significant transactions: the purchase of the former New York Times cable television system (counsel to the limited partnership purchaser in its $230 million bank financing); a $40 million underwriting of student loan revenue bonds for Volunteer State Student Finance Corporation (counsel to the underwriter, Prudential-Bache Securities); a $20 million disposition of nursing home assets.
Citicorp Investment Bank
Division Counsel, Senior Transactor
Aug 1984 - May 1988
Counsel to the Public Finance Department of Citicorp Investment Bank. My primary duty was the coordination of transactional work performed by outside counsel in new product development for the securities markets, in challenges to Glass-Steagall barriers to securities industry competition, and in litigation. I had daily interaction with the trading floor. In addition, after August, 1985, I serve
Jones Hall Hill & White
Jul 1982 - Jul 1984
Bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel on numerous tax-exempt bond issues in the areas of health care, housing/real estate development, student loans, industrial and economic development, and general obligations.
Smith & Schnacke
May 1981 - Jun 1982
Recruited from Peck, Shaffer & Williams to head and develop a tax-exempt finance department.
Peck, Shaffer & Williams
Feb 1979 - Apr 1982
Recruited from Shearman & Sterling to serve as bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel in tax-exempt (municipal) finance.
Shearman & Sterling
Jul 1974 - Jan 1979
Specialized in international bank lending and investment banking, representing major U.S., European and Japanese banks in Europe and South America; and in corporate finance. Bank financings included the Itaipu bi-national hydroelectric dam between Brazil and Paraguay, aircraft leasing, receivables- and asset-based lending, and funding of corporate mergers. Also major corporate transactions.