Justin Roland represents private equity funds and public and private companies in complex transactions. His practice is focused on private equity and M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, structured investments, carve-out transactions, and equity restructurings. Justin has substantial experience in aerospace and defense transactions and has worked in a wide range of other industries, including consumer goods, health care, hardware/software technology, industrials, and professional sports (including e-sports).
Justin's recent transactions include EagleTree Capital's acquisitions of The Channel Company, Invincible Boat Company, and Gaylord Chemical Company and its sale of Whirl-Pak; J.F. Lehman & Company's formation of a single asset continuation fund for the Northstar Group, acquisitions of CTS Engines and Trillium Engineering, and sale of BEI Precision Systems & Space Company; American Industrial Partner's acquisition of Raytheon Technologies' defense training and mission critical solutions business lines through its portfolio company, Vertex Aerospace; and The Riverside Company's sale of Arcos to Vista Equity Partners.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Justin represented Questar Corporation in its $4.4 billion sale to Dominion Resources, Piedmont Natural Gas in its $4.9 billion sale to Duke Energy, and Monumental Sports and Entertainment in connection with Laurene Powell Jobs' investment in the parent company of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. He also represented MidOcean Partners, Crestview Partners, and Quad-C Management in numerous transactions.
- Duke University (J.D. 2014; Research Editor, Duke Law Journal); University of Southern Mississippi (B.A. in Philosophy and English summa cum laude 2011)
- New York