Jonathan Hightower focuses his practice in financial institutions law, including corporate, regulatory and securities work. He represents banks and trust companies throughout the country with a particular focus on the Southeast. Mr. Hightower also represents investment banking firms in connection with public and private capital raises, delivery of fairness opinions, and strategic transactions. Mr. Hightower has been a frequent speaker, writer and press commentator on various banking issues.
Mr. Hightower frequently publishes articles of interest to the banking industry. He has published articles related to mergers and acquisitions, de novo bank formations, regulatory matters, and corporate governance.
Mr. Hightower is a regular speaker regarding legal and strategic issues facing the banking industry. He has presented for state and national trade associations, at nationwide banking conferences, and at legal and accounting continuing education programs. Mr. Hightower has also been involved with a number of merger and acquisition simulation sessions to give bankers an understanding of the M&A process.
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