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Jon Bliley focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and other commercial transactions involving companies from numerous industries, including long-term care, financial services and government contracting.  Jon helps clients navigate all aspects of commercial transactions and general corporate matters, including corporate finance, securities laws and corporate governance.


Jon’s broad experience includes mergers and acquisitions of all sizes, tender offers, cross-border transactions, joint venture arrangements, fund formations and recapitalizations. He has worked with growth companies seeking to expand their businesses, raise venture or other private capital and consummate exit transactions. Jon has also assisted clients with Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act analysis and filings in connection with mergers and acquisitions.


In addition, Jon has represented publicly traded companies in connection with their reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and NYSE and NASDAQ listing requirements.


Jon is a member of the board of trustees for Historic Richmond and the board of trustees for The Menokin Foundation. He is also a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association, and he served on the working group for the ABA Carveout Transactions 2016 Deal Points Study.  Before joining Williams Mullen, Jon was an associate in the corporate section at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP in New York.


Jon received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he won the Joseph Bernstein Prize for submitting the most significant piece of legal writing for publication in The Journal of Business & Technology Law. He received his B.A., cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Virginia.



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Jon Bliley - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Mergers - Virginia

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