Jeff Litle is trusted by clients to guide them through their most important M&A and commercial transactions. His practice focuses on corporate transactions, including public and private M&A, bankruptcy dispositions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, corporate finance, and significant commercial transactions. Jeff regularly advises clients in the health care, automotive, manufacturing, precious metals, fashion, consumer products, and distribution industries. He heads the Firm's corporate practice in Columbus.
Jeff's recent engagements include: Cardinal Health's acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, the sale of its Cordis business to Hellman & Friedman, and the sale of its stake in NaviHealth to UnitedHealth Group; Materion's $375 million senior secured credit facility and over $550 million in precious metal financings; Ohio Transmission's acquisitions of AAP Automation, American Industrial Corporation, and Critical Rental Solutions; and Victoria's Secret's reorganization of its UK operations out of administration, as well as its continuing international expansion and strategic relationships.
Jeff is a frequent speaker on corporate topics and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Mergers & Acquisitions (including Lawyer of the Year honors in 2020).
- Second Quarter 2008
Deal Lawyers Take Note: How Successor Liability For Export Violations Can Spoil Your Deal, Jones Day M&A Matters
- November 6, 2006
Two-Step Transactions Coming Back into Fashion: Reappraisal of the Best-Price Rule Could Revive a Once-popular Form of Corporate Courtship, coauthor, National Law Journal
- November 11, 2013
Jones Day hosts LCLD Group Mentoring Sessions for first year law students at Ohio State University and Capital Law School
- November 2012
Jones Day hosts LCLD Group Mentoring Sessions for First Year Law Students at Ohio State University and Capital Law School
- Duke University (J.D. magna cum laude 1999); Miami University (B.S. in Economics summa cum laude 1996)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2016-present), including Lawyer of the Year (2020)
Recognized as a "National ‘40 Under 40’ Advisor" (2013), M&A Advisor