Alfrado D. Donelson

Attorney in Ridgeland, MS
Alfrado Donelson joined Adams and Reese in 2007 and is a member of the firm's Banking and Finance Team and the Corporate Practice Team. He has consummated complex commercial transactions domestically, in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Alfrado is ranked among Best Lawyers in Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

Earlier in his career, Alfrado was a Partner in a New York firm where he worked on sophisticated structured finance transactions. After 17 years of private practice, he went in house at General Electric where he held several General Counsel positions at various GE Capital businesses, ultimately becoming Vice President and General Counsel for GE Capital Solutions - Global Electronic Services, Inc. In that position he had a lead role in supervising, negotiating and structuring all major transactions. His other significant contributions include:

•Working as both a legal and business advisor in structuring and closing transactions of first impression involving parties in the Unites States and Asia.
•Representing leasing/financing parties in state-of-the-art equipment financing transactions.
•Experience in financing equipment in the United States and in jurisdictions in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Alfrado is a member of the 2009-2010 class of Leadership Greater Jackson, a program run by the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership to establish relationships among existing and emerging business leaders from varied segments of the community, to assist in solving community problems, to educate participants as to major community issues, and to develop and inspire leadership in solving community issues.

In the community, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Museum of the Arts and serves as Vice President of Mississippi Children's Home Services (MCHS).

Alfrado has taken inspiration from three people: President Barack Obama, Warren Buffett and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since being involved in athletics at Cornell University, Alfrado continues to enjoy sports as well as politics and stimulating conversation.

Other Distinctions

Best Lawyers - Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Press Releases

Adams and Reese Has 120 Attorneys Ranked Among 2015 Best Lawyers 8/18/2014

Adams and Reese Has 119 Attorneys Named to 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers 8/15/2013

Adams and Reese has 110 Attorneys Ranked in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Edition 8/22/2012

Jackson Partner Accepted into Chamber's Leadership Program 8/10/2009

Jackson Partner Named to Mississippi Children's Home Services Board 7/29/2009

Alfrado D. Donelson Joins Adams and Reese 7/16/2007


National Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference 2/23/2012


Alfrado D. Donelson Joins Adams and Reese 7/16/2007

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Areas of Law

  • Transactions
  • Banking / Financial Services
  • Financial Services
  • Corporate / Securities
  • Mergers / Acquisitions


Experience & Credentials


Partner, Transactions

Admission Details

Admitted in 1985, New York
1999, Mississippi

Law School Attended

Georgetown University Law Center
Class of 1984

University Attended

Cornell University
Class of 1979

Associations & Memberships

Professional Memberships / AffiliationsMississippi Bar Association New York Bar AssociationMississippi Museum of the Arts, Board Member Mississippi Children'... More

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Office Information
Alfrado D. Donelson
Partner, Transactions
300 Renaissance 1018 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 800,
Ridgeland, MS 39157


Adams and Reese LLP (Ridgeland, Mississippi)

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