World Acceptance Corporation Closes Debut $300 Million Senior Notes Offering Due 2026
Alston & Bird client World Acceptance Corporation has closed its debut offering of $300 million in senior high-yield bonds.
Press ReleaseOctober 13, 2021
Nathan Lee Receives 2021 “Young Lawyer Pro Bono Service Award”
Nathan Lee, senior associate in Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group, has been honored by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) with its 2021 “Young Lawyer Pro Bono Service Award.”
October 13, 2021
Jason Goode Honored with IPA 2021 “Outstanding Service Award”
Jason Goode, partner in Alston & Bird’s REITs & Funds Team, has been recognized by the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives (IPA) with its 2021 “Outstanding Service Award.”
Press ReleaseOctober 7, 2021
Alston & Bird Advises Synovus Bank in SPB Hospitality’s Acquisition of J Alexander’s Holdings
Alston & Bird advised Synovus Bank, as administrative agent and a lender, in financing SPB Hospitality’s acquisition of J Alexander’s Holdings, the parent company of J Alexander’s Restaurant and other brands. Upon closing, each share of J. Alexander’s common stock was converted into the right to receive $14.00 in cash per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately $220 million.
Press ReleaseOctober 7, 2021
Alston & Bird Recognized Again as a Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Alston & Bird has once again been ranked among America’s top companies with the best adoption assistance programs, marking 15 years in a row that the firm has been recognized nationally as a leader in employee adoption benefits.
Press ReleaseSeptember 29, 2021
Alston & Bird Again Named a “Most Admired Law Firm” by the Los Angeles Business Journal
For the second year in a row, Alston & Bird has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the most admired law firms to work for in Los Angeles.
Press ReleaseSeptember 24, 2021
Alston & Bird Wins Four Categories in The Deal Awards 2021
Alston & Bird is pleased to announce that three financial services and private equity deals advised by the firm have been recognized by The Deal Awards 2021. In addition, Chris Frieden, partner in the firm’s Financial Services & Products Group, was named “Financial Services Dealmaker of the Year (Middle Market).”
Press ReleaseSeptember 17, 2021
Alston & Bird Recognized Once Again as an IPR Market Leader by Patexia
For the fourth consecutive year, Alston & Bird has been recognized by Patexia Inc. as a market leader representing both petitioners and patent owners in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings.
Press ReleaseSeptember 16, 2021
Alston & Bird Adds Former Senior DOJ Fraud Prosecutor Albert Stieglitz as Partner in Washington, D.C.
Alston & Bird has expanded its white collar defense and government investigations capabilities with the addition of former high-ranking U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) official and accomplished federal prosecutor Albert (BJ) Stieglitz as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Press ReleaseSeptember 2, 2021
Charles Cox and Yuri Mikulka Honored as Legal “Visionaries” by the Los Angeles Times
Charles Cox, partner in Alston & Bird’s Litigation Group, and Yuri Mikulka, partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, have been recognized as legal visionaries in the Business of Law Magazine published by the Los Angeles Times.
Press RelaseSeptember 1, 2021
Jason Cooper, Chris Douglas, and Yuri Mikulka Named Global IP Strategists
Alston & Bird intellectual property (IP) partners Jason Cooper, Chris Douglas, and Yuri Mikulka have been recognized among the world’s top IP strategists by Intellectual Asset Management in the 2021 edition of the “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists.”
Press ReleaseAugust 26, 2021
Jordan Myers and Cara Peterman Named to Daily Report’s “On the Rise” Class of 2021
Jordan Myers, partner in Alston & Bird’s Finance Group, and Cara Peterman, partner in the firm’s Securities Litigation Group, have been named to the Daily Report’s “On the Rise” class of 2021 representing Georgia’s most promising lawyers under the age of 40.
Press ReleaseAugust 20, 2021
Alston & Bird Shortlisted in Three Transfer Pricing Categories for ITR’s 2021 Americas Tax Awards
Alston & Bird has been shortlisted by International Tax Review (ITR) in three transfer pricing categories for the “Americas Tax Awards 2021.”
Press ReleaseAugust 19, 2021
Alston & Bird Earns Broad Recognition in 2022 Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch
Alston & Bird Once Again Named a “Best Place to Work” by Los Angeles Business Journal
For the ninth consecutive year, Alston & Bird has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best companies to work for in Los Angeles.
August 11, 2021
Alston & Bird Earns 12 Leadership Appointments to ABA Antitrust Section
Twelve Alston & Bird Antitrust Team attorneys have been appointed to leadership posts in the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, the country’s largest and most prominent antitrust bar organization.
July 23, 2021
Alston & Bird Wealth Planning Top-Ranked in Georgia in Chambers High Net Worth 2021
Alston & Bird’s Wealth Planning Team once again has earned Band 1 honors in Georgia in the 2021 edition of Chambers High Net Worth (HNW).
Press ReleaseJuly 22, 2021
David Stewart Recognized in 2021 World Trademark Review Global Leaders
David Stewart, Alston & Bird partner and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Trademark & Copyright Groups, has been recognized among the world’s top trademark attorneys in the 2021 edition of the World Trademark Review (WTR) Global Leaders.
Press ReleaseJuly 20, 2021
Alston & Bird Once Again Named a Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials
Alston & Bird has been honored by Fortune magazine as one of the top employers for millennials, the third time in five years the firm has earned this recognition.
Press ReleaseJuly 16, 2021
Alston & Bird Recognized as a Fortune “Best Workplace” in New York for Third Straight Year
Alston & Bird has been named one of the top places to work in New York by Fortune magazine, the third consecutive year the firm has been recognized with this honor.
Press ReleaseJuly 13, 2021
Alston & Bird Earns Broad Recognition in 2021 IAM Patent 1000
For the 10th consecutive year, Alston & Bird has been recognized as a global leader in patent law by Intellectual Asset Management in its annual IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Press ReleaseJuly 13, 2021
Kevin Minoli Honored as a 2021 “Energy & Environmental Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal
Kevin Minoli, Alston & Bird partner and member of the firm’s Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group and COVID-19 Response & Relief Team, has been recognized by The National Law Journal (NLJ) in its 5th annual listing of “Energy & Environmental Trailblazers.”
Press ReleaseMay 21, 2021
Alston & Bird Widely Recognized in Chambers USA 2021
Alston & Bird has earned wide recognition in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Press ReleaseFebruary 18, 2021
Alston & Bird Recognized by Chambers Global 2021
Alston & Bird has been recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global, with eight practices and 11 lawyers cited for excellence.
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Press ReleaseNovember 5, 2020
Alston & Bird Earns 117 Tier-1 Rankings in 2021 “Best Law Firms”
Alston & Bird has been honored as one of the nation’s top law firms in the 2021 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”