Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Maynard Cooper & Gale Adds Corporate Leader and Experienced Associate to Corporate Securities & Tax Group

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (November 21, 2019) — Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that Richard (“Rich”) J. Marsden, former Managing Partner of the largest  Huntsville, Alabama-based law firm, and Jonathan Mayhall have joined the Firm’s Corporate Securities & Tax Practice Group. Both attorneys will practice from the Firm’s Huntsville office.

“Rich is a well-known and well-respected leader in the legal and business community in Huntsville and North Alabama,” said Greg Curran, Chairman of the Board of the Firm. “He and Jonathan bring a tremendous amount of transactional expertise to our Corporate, Securities & Tax team. Their practices and geographic reach fit perfectly with our existing corporate team and our recent expansion into the Nashville market, and they will add additional depth to our technology and life science groups.”

Rich Marsden, Shareholder, has a wealth of experience advising clients entering into private equity transactions, assisting in all aspects and phases of negotiating with venture capitalists and optimizing their capital structure. He is also a skilled negotiator, frequently handling mergers and acquisitions both in the private equity as well as the non-private equity sectors. While his corporate expertise encompasses a vast spectrum of industries, he has specific industry knowledge and expertise in the technology and bio-technology sectors. Marsden uses his understanding of intellectual property issues to help clients navigate the various corporate transactions in the technology space. He also advises clients on technology and licensing strategies, along with providing counsel on domestic and international technology licensing contracts and development agreements.

Jonathan Mayhall, Associate attorney, provides clients with extensive corporate and transactional experience spanning a broad range of industries, including aerospace, technology, construction, banking and financial services, real estate, software and app development, brewing and entertainment, manufacturing, and government contracting. He works with all types of business clients, including large corporations, start-ups, and emerging growth companies, to deliver tactical guidance and assistance with legal challenges they encounter in their daily operations.

With an experienced team of more than 125 corporate lawyers, Maynard Cooper represents publicly traded and privately held corporations, private equity funds and their portfolio companies, venture capital investors, emerging growth companies, family offices, and family-owned businesses. The Firm’s corporate services include mergers and acquisitions, tax, securities, corporate governance, entity formation and structuring, finance, fund formation and investment management, and other general business advice and counseling across the industry spectrum.

 About Maynard Cooper

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard Cooper) is a nationally recognized law firm that resolves complex business challenges with integrated legal solutions drawn from over 280 attorneys across integrated practice areas. The Firm collaborates with its clients to understand their businesses at a granular and personal level to generate legal outcomes that advance our clients’ business goals. Maynard Cooper serves clients across the United States and globally from its offices in Alabama (Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery), California (Los Angeles and San Francisco), New York (New York City), Tennessee (Nashville), Texas (Dallas), and Washington, D.C. For more information on the Firm, visit maynardcooper.com.

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