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Jonathan M. Barron

Fax +1.212.536.3901
Mr. Barron is a corporate and securities lawyer in the New York office of K&L Gates. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and advising public companies on securities law compliance, securities offerings and corporate governance. He is also a member of the firm's structured-finance practice and has recently assisted with the representation of arrangers and collateral managers of "CLO 2.0" transactions and the arrangers of repo-backed-note programs and other securitizations.

Professional Background

During law school, Mr. Barron was a summer associate at K&L Gates.  Prior to law school, Mr. Barron was a mathematics teacher in New York City.

  • Advising US-listed companies and shareholders on Securities Act and Exchange Act compliance and various corporate governance matters
  • Advising a national television and radio media firm on commercial contract issues
  • Represented shareholders of a publicly traded optical retail company in a "going private" transaction
  • Represented Nasdaq and NYSE Amex-listed companies in conducting reverse stock splits
  • Assisted multiple publicly traded companies with pre-merger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act
  • Represented an NYSE-listed company in $200 million tender offer for outstanding debt securities
  • Represented an arranger of $500 million CLO-backed note issuance
  • Represented an arranger of $500 million repo-backed note issuance
  • Represented an NYSE-listed pharmaceutical manufacturer in the acquisition of abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) and related assets for two generic pharmaceutical drugs
  • Represented a publicly traded paper company in $400 million sale of a subsidiary