Jonathan's Profile

Jonathan Kipp is a member of Maynard Cooper's Corporate, Securities and Tax Practice.

Jonathan represents a wide range of clients in connection with business entity formation and capitalization, private securities placements, private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, investment fund formation and regulation, and the negotiation of licensing, product development, manufacturing, services, and similar agreements. His practice includes a particular focus on emerging growth companies and significant experience with technology and life sciences companies.

Jonathan's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Business Organizations, Including LLCs and Partnerships (2020 - present); Corporate Law (2021-present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Business/Corporate Law (2012-2014)

Jonathan's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Alabama State Bar
  • The Bell Center Junior Board
  • TechBirmingham
  • Birmingham Venture Club
  • Alabama Launchpad Mentor
  • Children’s Hospital Committee for the Future, 2010
  • Children's Hospital of Alabama Volunteer and Patient Pal
  • Altadena Valley Presbyterian Church

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    • (2004, J.D., Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Virginia Law Review, 2003-2004)
  • University of Richmond
    • (2001, B.A., magna cum laude)

  • University of Richmond
    • (2001, B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma)


Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys...

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Monday, March 8, 2021

Maynard Represents Franklin Templeton as Lead Investor in $100 Million Series D Financing of Newsela

Maynard represented global investment firm Franklin Templeton as lead investor in connection with a $100 million Series D financing of Newsela, a leading K-12 instructional content platform with 37 million registered students and 2.5 million registered teachers in 90% of all U.S. schools. Other participants in the financing included TCV...

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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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