CHARLOTTE (MAY 12) – Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today the addit…

CHARLOTTE (MAY 12) – Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today the addition of J. Keith Jones as Counsel and John Oakes as Associate to the firm’s Capital Markets Practice Group.

Mr. Jones’ practice focuses on specialized commercial lending, complex real estate, mezzanine finance and equity investments. He has extensive experience representing lenders, master and special servicers, and borrowers in closing CMBS and multifamily originations, CMBS assumptions, borrower consent requests, general servicing issues, and defeasances.

Mr. Jones received his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law, 1997; his
MBA from Wake Forest University School of Management, 1997; and his B.A. from Queens University, magna cum laude, 1993.

Mr. Oakes’ primary areas of practice include commercial real estate finance, commercial real estate acquisition, disposition, development, exchange and structured finance. While in law school, Mr. Oakes studied under U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Dublin, Ireland.

Mr. Oakes received his J.D., cum laude from Michigan State University – Detroit College of Law, 2000; and his B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1997.

About Kilpatrick Stockton

Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 470 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; New York, New York; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more, go to


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