The firm has welcomed attorney Jeff Izzard to the firm’s mergers & acquisitions (M&A) practice group as an associate.
As a skilled M&A law practitioner, Izzard has provided counsel for clients of all sizes from established businesses, private equity funds and automotive suppliers, to renewable energy providers, medical practice groups and early-stage ventures. He assists clients with mergers, sales and acquisitions, equity and debt-based fundraising and corporate reorganizations, as well as advising on intellectual property protections, software and trademark licensing, service and supplier agreements, employment and employee equity matters, business structure, and corporate documentation and governance.
Prior to joining the firm, Izzard spent more than 14 years with various corporate firms across Chicago, and over six years with another metro Detroit law firm advising on similar corporate law matters. While in Illinois, he also served as a lecturer on business corporations for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Izzard earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from University of Michigan Law School. While at the University of Michigan Law School he was an associate editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law.