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Jeff Stein advises boards of directors of public companies and members of senior management with respect to corporate governance, and assists leading public companies in their securities compliance and reporting. As a partner in our Capital Markets practice, Jeff also represents companies in a variety of financing transactions, including derivatives.

Jeff advises boards of directors on all aspects of board performance and corporate governance, including the responsibilities of boards and senior management, board development and self assessments, and board operations. Jeff advises public companies with respect to their reporting obligations under the federal securities laws, as well as transactions in securities. Jeff also represents public companies in a broad range of public offerings and corporate finance transactions, as well as swaps and derivatives.

As part of his corporate governance focus, Jeff has been active in our firm's Lead Director Network and its Southeast Board Leadership Network. Both are groups of lead directors, presiding directors and non-executive chairmen that meet to discuss how effective board leadership can improve corporate performance.

Since 2003, Jeff has been listed by Chambers USA as one of America’s leading lawyers. He has been repeatedly recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, including his selection as a 2013 Lawyer of the Year, and named as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.

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Credentials

B.A., Yeshiva University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Harvard University

Georgia

New York

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

International Bar Association

One of America’s leading lawyers


Chambers USA , since 2003

The Best Lawyers in America, numerous listings

2013 Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America

Georgia Super Lawyer


Georgia Super Lawyers

A Lawyer of the Year: One of five in our Atlanta office


Best Lawyers in America, 2014

Burton Award for Legal Achievement, 2009


For the article "The Changing Role of the Lead Director"

Matters

Represented Under Armour, Inc. in its creation of a new class of non-voting Class C common stock that was issued as a stock dividend to all existing holders of the company’s Class A and Class B common stock.

Advised The Coca-Cola Company in a series of transactions involving the restructuring of The Coca-Cola Company’s U.S. bottling system, including transfers of territories, distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements and shared IT platforms.

Public offerings of an aggregate of $10.0 billion of notes by a transportation company and an aggregate of $2.5 billion of notes, preferred stock and hybrid securities by a bank holding company.

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Represented Under Armour, Inc. in its creation of a new class of non-voting Class C common stock that was issued as a stock dividend to all existing holders of the company’s Class A and Class B common stock.

Advised The Coca-Cola Company in a series of transactions involving the restructuring of The Coca-Cola Company’s U.S. bottling system, including transfers of territories, distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements and shared IT platforms.

Public offerings of an aggregate of $10.0 billion of notes by a transportation company and an aggregate of $2.5 billion of notes, preferred stock and hybrid securities by a bank holding company.

Facilitated board self-assessments for several public companies, including interviews of all directors and members of the senior management team, to formulate recommendations to improve board performance.

Represented a NYSE company in seeking no-action letters from the Securities and Exchange Commission to exclude shareholder proposals in the company’s proxy statements.

Comprehensive governance reviews for two privately-held companies, to make recommendations based on best practices of comparable public companies.

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Matters

Represented Under Armour, Inc. in its creation of a new class of non-voting Class C common stock that was issued as a stock dividend to all existing holders of the company’s Class A and Class B common stock.

Advised The Coca-Cola Company in a series of transactions involving the restructuring of The Coca-Cola Company’s U.S. bottling system, including transfers of territories, distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements and shared IT platforms.

Public offerings of an aggregate of $10.0 billion of notes by a transportation company and an aggregate of $2.5 billion of notes, preferred stock and hybrid securities by a bank holding company.

See more
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Close

Matters

Represented Under Armour, Inc. in its creation of a new class of non-voting Class C common stock that was issued as a stock dividend to all existing holders of the company’s Class A and Class B common stock.

Advised The Coca-Cola Company in a series of transactions involving the restructuring of The Coca-Cola Company’s U.S. bottling system, including transfers of territories, distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements and shared IT platforms.

Public offerings of an aggregate of $10.0 billion of notes by a transportation company and an aggregate of $2.5 billion of notes, preferred stock and hybrid securities by a bank holding company.

Facilitated board self-assessments for several public companies, including interviews of all directors and members of the senior management team, to formulate recommendations to improve board performance.

Represented a NYSE company in seeking no-action letters from the Securities and Exchange Commission to exclude shareholder proposals in the company’s proxy statements.

Comprehensive governance reviews for two privately-held companies, to make recommendations based on best practices of comparable public companies.

Insights

View all

Credentials

B.A., Yeshiva University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Harvard University

Georgia

New York

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

International Bar Association

One of America’s leading lawyers


Chambers USA , since 2003

The Best Lawyers in America, numerous listings

2013 Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America

Georgia Super Lawyer


Georgia Super Lawyers

A Lawyer of the Year: One of five in our Atlanta office


Best Lawyers in America, 2014

Burton Award for Legal Achievement, 2009


For the article "The Changing Role of the Lead Director"