Jeff Connell advises private and public companies in corporate matters, focusing his practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Jeff also advises clients on general corporate governance matters and has represented companies in a wide range of industries, including technology, telecommunications, consumer goods, energy, and manufacturing.
In addition, Jeff has experience in technology transactions and counsels clients on cybersecurity and data privacy matters, including data protection and risk management. He has advised companies on compliance with U.S. and international data protection laws as well.
Jeff was named a Pro Bono All-Star by the Georgia Bar Journal. Working with the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, he maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting Georgia nonprofits in need of free business legal services. In addition to corporate pro bono work, Jeff has taken on a number of immigration projects; he recently secured an order for an unaccompanied minor to seek Special Immigrant Juvenile Status that would permit the child to obtain lawful permanent residency, and he currently represents clients with claims for immigration relief in connection with Jones Day's Laredo Project.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. 2016); Tulane University (B.A. in English and Business summa cum laude 2011; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Intern, United States Housing & Urban Development (Summer 2014)