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Richard Jones



Rick Jones represents educational institutions, nonprofit entities, underwriters and technology companies in structuring and executing financings, in matters involving disclosure to prospective investors, in issues relating to governance and on a variety of other business issues.

What do you focus on?

My focus is on structuring and documenting financings. My clients include corporate issuers, for whom I have done a number of equity and debt financings, and governmental and nonprofit clients, for whom I have done many billions of dollars’ worth of tax-exempt and taxable financing. My work for my corporate clients also includes mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, deferred compensation plans and corporate structure and governance issues.

I am also part of the firm’s California drought task force, which thinks strategically about the risks that our clients face due to the drought, as well as our clients’ related opportunities for financing, sustainability, water conservation, infrastructure, innovation and more to stay ahead of these challenges.

What do you see on the horizon?

I see opportunities for my corporate clients expanding as the economy continues to improve. I see fund raising becoming somewhat easier for my early stage companies, with more opportunities for exits. For my government and nonprofit clients, I see some budgetary easing, but also see a more expensive financing environment as interest rates rise with the improving economy.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | March 18, 2015

This news brief highlights Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rick Jones’ appointment as leader of the public finance practice.

Nixon Peabody Names Jones Head of Public Finance

The Bond Buyer | March 18, 2015

Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rick Jones is featured in this article highlighting his recently-announced public finance practice group leadership.

Contact

Richard Jones

Partner
Practice Group Leader, Public Finance

Los Angeles

Phone: 213-629-6070


University of Texas School of Law, J.D., (Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review)

Rice University, B.A., cum laude

California

Rick was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the field of Public Finance Law. Rick has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2013.

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