Atlanta – June 10 LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Aldo L. LaFiandr…

Atlanta – June 10 LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Aldo L. LaFiandra, Ralph F. (Chip) MacDonald III and Timothy Mann Jr. have joined the Atlanta Office of the international law firm Jones Day as Partners.

Al LaFiandra, formerly a partner at Alston & Bird LLP, practices in the areas of lending and business reorganizations and leads the lending/structured finance practice in the Atlanta Office. He represents borrowers and lenders in various types of secured and unsecured credit arrangements, the proceeds of which are used to finance tender offers, going private transactions, and acquisitions. Many of these transactions include complex intercreditor arrangements and multiple tranches of debt. He also represents lenders and debtors in complex out-of-court workouts, debt restructurings, and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and advises boards in connection with the unique issues presented in this context.

Chip MacDonald, formerly a partner at Alston & Bird LLP, is focused on the financial services industry. His practice includes securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and financial products for clients ranging from banks and savings institutions to REITs, investment managers and broker-dealers.

Tim Mann, formerly a partner at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, practices mergers and acquisitions, securities, and corporate law. He was a general partner of venture capital fund Armada Venture Group, LLC and was a founder, chief executive officer, and board member of Acsys, a staffing and consulting services firm, which he grew through acquisitions and led in a successful IPO.

“We are very pleased to welcome Al, Chip and Tim to the team,” said George T. Manning, Partner in Charge of Jones Day’s Atlanta Office. “Their unique skills and experience will also be welcomed by our clients, both here and in other parts of the world, as Atlanta businesses continue their global expansion and global companies look to do more business here.”

Jones Day has 30 offices in centers of business and finance throughout the world. With more than 2,200 lawyers, including more than 400 in Europe and 175 in Asia, it ranks among the world’s largest law firms.

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