Jeff Bird is a corporate attorney who represents public and private businesses in complex business transactions and securities matters. He has developed a niche practice in succession planning and helps business owners plan for and execute business transition and business succession plans. Jeff has a robust business transition practice and helps private business and family business owners plan for the inevitable, the exit of their business, in a manner consistent with the business owners goals and objectives. He obtained a certification by the Exit Planning Institute as an Exit Planning Advisor, joining approximately 400 other certified exit planning professionals worldwide.
In addition to his business transition practice, Jeff’s practice includes counseling businesses of all sizes in mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, tender offers, proxy contests, divestitures for public and private companies, corporate finance and governance, securities law and venture capital transactions. He also has extensive knowledge of SEC compliance matters, and regularly advises public companies on corporate governance issues and SEC periodic reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. In 2008, he served as interim General Counsel of Movie Gallery, Inc., a public company that had more than a billion dollars in revenue.