Jack's Profile

Jack is an associate in Maynard Cooper’s Corporate Securities and Tax Practice Group with a focus on the firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital, Emerging Growth, and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups. Jack’s experience includes advising emerging growth companies, public companies and private equity and other investment funds on M&A, financing and general corporate transactions, as well as providing post-acquisition management of portfolio companies and general corporate guidance to in-house counsel. Jack has worked in a range of sectors, including technology, healthcare, life sciences, logistics, insurance, energy, media, entertainment, and aviation.

Prior to joining the Firm, Jack was an associate in the corporate practice of an international law firm in New York. Jack also has experience launching startups, film & TV development, investment banking, and public equity research and analysis. Jack currently serves on the advisory board of Rivanna Investments, a student-run investing club that manages funds for the University of Virginia School of Law Foundation.

Jack's Experience

Venture Capital

  • Represented Franklin Templeton as lead investor in $1 billion Series G funding round of Databricks, a data analysis and AI company
  • Represented Franklin Templeton as lead investor in $175 million Series E round of HashiCorp, the leader in multi-cloud infrastructure automation software
  • Represented Franklin Templeton as lead investor in $31 million Series B round of Voyage Auto, a provider of autonomous taxicab services in retirement communities

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented My Supply Chain Group, a leading provider of Service Chain process re-engineering and application implementation services, in its sale to itelligence, a subsidiary of NTT Data
  • Represented SofterWare, a provider of CRM management and online payment processing software in the nonprofit, childcare, and summer camp markets, in its sale of a division to Procare
  • Represented MainStreet Family Urgent Care, a leading urgent care provider, in its sale to Trinity Hunt Partners
  • Represented Daxko in its acquisition of Motionsoft, a thought leader in member management software that powers some of the largest brands in the club industry
  • Represented Avanti in its sale of Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc. to Croda International
  • Represented Strategywise in its sale of Strategywise to E Source
  • Represented Daxko in its acquisition of UpLaunch, a CRM and marketing automation software, designed for the unique needs of affiliate and boutique gyms
  • Represented Daxko in its acquisition of PlayerSpace, a leader in sports program management technology to YMCAs and similar organizations across the country

Bar Admissions

State Bar: New York

Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    • (2014, J.D., Recipient of Glynn Family Scholarship for Devotion to Interest in Business; Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Articles Editor; Rivanna Investments (managed $100K+ for Law School Foundation), President and Chief Investment Officer)
  • University of Virginia Darden Graduate School
    • (2014, M.B.A.)
  • Columbia University
    • (2009, B.A.)

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Maynard Represents Franklin Templeton as Lead Investor in $1 Billion Series G Financing of Databricks

Maynard represented global investment firm Franklin Templeton as lead investor in connection with a $1 billion Series G financing of Databricks, a leader in unified data analytics and provider of data science and AI/machine learning platforms based on San Francisco, CA. The transaction closed on February 1, 2021 and put...

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

The SEC Adopts Reforms to its Financial Disclosure Requirements for Business Acquisitions and Dispositions

On May 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to its financial disclosure requirements under Regulation S-X (Reg. S-X) for acquisitions and dispositions of businesses by public companies. The amendments1 are intended to improve the financial information about acquired or disposed businesses, facilitate more timely access to...

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Friday, April 3, 2020

SEC Snapshots from Maynard Cooper: Q1 2020

The members of Maynard Cooper’s Public Company Advisory Practice continue to monitor the business and legal implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation so that we can advise public companies, as well as companies aiming to become public, on actions needed. We hope all of our clients and friends remain safe...

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