Sterling A. Spainhour, Jr.

Sterling A. Spainhour, Jr. (Atlanta, Georgia)

Sterling A. Spainhour, Jr.

Attorney in Atlanta, GA
Sterling Spainhour advises public and private companies, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate counseling, and corporate governance.

Sterling has substantial experience in merger and acquisition transactions involving a variety of industries including consumer products, chemicals, manufacturing, telecommunications, and business services. He represents a broad spectrum of public and private clients with businesses throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He also advises boards of directors or their committees on corporate governance, compliance, and director liability issues. Companies with which Sterling has worked on substantial matters include Asbury Automotive Group, Chevron, Eastman Chemical Company, Flowers Foods, Sprint Nextel, and WL Ross & Co.

In 1999, Sterling joined Cable News Network and represented CNN in equity investments made by the network. He returned to Jones Day in 2000 to resume private practice. Sterling is active in the community where he currently serves on the advisory counsel of The Trust for Public Land. He previously served on the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.

Experience Highlights

Southern Company to acquire PowerSecure International, Inc. for $431 million

Flowers Foods acquires Alpine Valley Bread for $120 million

Flowers Foods acquires Dave's Killer Bread for $275 million

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • M&A
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1994, Georgia
Law School Attended
Duke University
Class of 1994
J.D.
University Attended
University of North Carolina
Class of 1990
B.A.

Duke University
Class of 1994
M.B.A.

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Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Jones Day
1420 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 800,
Atlanta, GA 30309-3053
U.S.A.
Phone
404.581.8649
Fax
404.581.8330
Office Information
Office Information
Sterling A. Spainhour, Jr.
Partner
Jones Day
1420 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 800,
Atlanta, GA 30309-3053

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