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Jay T. Thompson

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JThompson@jmbm.com
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Direct: 949.623.7258
Main: 949.623.7200
Fax: 949.623.7202

3 Park Plaza #1100
Irvine, California 92614

Jay T. Thompson has extensive experience representing private companies, business owners and investors in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions and private securities offerings.

Jay serves as general counsel to many of his clients, their management and board of directors, helping to shape and execute their business strategies and succession planning, as well as to advise them on day-to-day legal and other strategic issues.

Representative Clients and Matters:
  • The Shareholders of Nationwide Security and Building Services, Inc. in the sale of the Company to private equity-backed facilities maintenance company CI MHE Corporation (February 2015)
  • Crown Industries, LLC in the sale of its assets to a private equity-backed plumbing supply company Plumbing Supply Distribution, Inc. (February 2015)
  • The Shareholders of Bionic Pet Products in connection with the sale of the Company to private equity backed Outward Hound (January 2015)
  • LSI Products, Inc. and Armor Holdings, LLC in connection with the sale of certain assets to Polaris Sales, Inc. (November 2014)
  • New York based printing and marketing company in connection with the acquisition of a California based competitor (October 2014)
  • The shareholder of a medical coding and billing compliance company in connection with the sale of the company to a Midwestern competitor (December 2013)
  • Micro-Brewer in connection with its initial capital raise (November 2013)
  • The owners of a manufacturer of premium gourmet jerky products in connection with the sale of the company to The Hillshire Brands Company (September 2013)
  • The owner of a multi-state barbeque style restaurant franchise in connection with the sale of the company to a private investor group (August 2013)
  • The owners of a multi-state Italian style restaurant franchisee in connection with the sale of the company to a private investor group (October 2012)
  • Offender supervision services company in connection with acquiring the assets of a Canadian manufacturer of offender monitoring equipment as well as the U.S. division of a public corporation that provided monitoring services in the United States (April 2012)
  • Solar panel parts manufacturer in connection with the sale of the company to a private investor group (September 2010)

Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law

B.A., University of California Riverside

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Associations

Board Member, Orange County Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth