Justin McKithen practices in the areas of capital markets and general corporate law. His experience includes public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, initial public offerings, special purpose acquisition company "de-SPAC" transactions, tender offers, exchange offers, and other corporate transactions. He also regularly advises clients on SEC periodic reporting and disclosure requirements, stock exchange rules and regulations, and a broad range of corporate governance and shareholder engagement matters.
Justin has represented public and private companies in various industries, including consumer goods, food and beverage, automotive, consumer and personal finance, insurance, and the industrial and manufacturing sectors.
Justin has an active pro bono practice in the Atlanta community, including providing legal services to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. He also mentors law school students through the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and the University of Georgia School of Law's Alumni & Professional Mentorship Program.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
Playing Favorites: Congress’s Denial of Equal Sovereignty to the States in the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, 49 Ga. L. Rev. 539
- The University of Georgia (J.D. cum laude 2015; Recipient of Best Notes Editor Award, Georgia Law Review; B.A. in Political Science cum laude 2012)
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow (2023)