Jon has a global practice advising public and privately held entities on a range of corporate governance issues and business transactions, including securities offerings, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Clients often rely on his counsel regarding debt and equity financings, acquisitions and divestitures and general corporate matters. Jon routinely counsels foreign clients on cross-border transactions.

Jon’s corporate practice includes significant experience with emerging companies and the particular investment and entrepreneurial needs that pervade the space. From institutional investors and early-stage companies to individual entrepreneurs, he has handled legal and business matters such as formation, private placements, debt and equity financing (including angel, venture capital and private equity rounds) and equity incentive plans. Jon has worked with local incubators and accelerators, as well as the Drexel University School of Law Business and Entrepreneurship Program and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic.

As a thought leader in his field, he has written on trends in private equity and venture capital and has lectured on similar topics. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School since 2014, where he teaches Transactional Drafting. In addition, he has worked with students at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A.

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

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Jon C. Hughes
Jon C. Hughes
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jon.hughes@stevenslee.com
  • Philadelphia
  • Phone: 215.751.2868
  • Fax: 610.988.2308
Practice
  • Corporate, Finance and Capital Markets
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Jon has a global practice advising public and privately held entities on a range of corporate governance issues and business transactions, including securities offerings, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Clients often rely on his counsel regarding debt and equity financings, acquisitions and divestitures and general corporate matters. Jon routinely counsels foreign clients on cross-border transactions.

Jon’s corporate practice includes significant experience with emerging companies and the particular investment and entrepreneurial needs that pervade the space. From institutional investors and early-stage companies to individual entrepreneurs, he has handled legal and business matters such as formation, private placements, debt and equity financing (including angel, venture capital and private equity rounds) and equity incentive plans. Jon has worked with local incubators and accelerators, as well as the Drexel University School of Law Business and Entrepreneurship Program and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic.

As a thought leader in his field, he has written on trends in private equity and venture capital and has lectured on similar topics. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School since 2014, where he teaches Transactional Drafting. In addition, he has worked with students at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
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