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Jason T. Simon focuses his practice on counseling public and private companies, investment banks and investors in connection with a broad range of corporate and securities matters. Jason has wide-ranging experience with public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general representation of emerging growth and public companies, both in private practice and as in-house counsel.

Concentrations

  • Public and private securities offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
  • General corporate representation, including Exchange Act reporting
  • Corporate governance

Capabilities

Experience

  • Served as counsel to issuers and underwriters in over 50 initial public offerings by Special Purpose Acquisition Companies.
  • Represented AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. in its $150 million private placement of Series B convertible preferred stock.
  • Represented RMG Networks Holding Corporation in its $4.8 million rights offering and its $40 million follow-on equity offering.
  • Represented Platform Specialty Products Corporation in its $402 million follow-on equity offering.
  • Represented Vocus, Inc. in its $52 million initial public offering and its $69 million follow-on equity offering.
  • Represented MCAP Acquisition Corporation, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, sponsored by an affiliate of Chicago‐based asset manager Monroe Capital LLC, in its business combination with AdTheorent Holding Company, LLC, a programmatic digital advertising company using advanced machine learning technology and privacy-forward solutions to deliver measurable value for advertisers and marketers. With the closing of the transaction the combined company was renamed AdTheorent Holding Company, Inc. and its common stock and warrants began trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
  • Represented Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. in its sale to Cava Group, Inc.
  • Represented Sev1Tech, LLC, a technology company providing information technology, cybersecurity, cloud, and program management services and solutions to U.S. government, in the sale of a controlling interest to DFW Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies.
  • Counsel to InfoReliance Corporation in its sale to ECS Federal, LLC.
  • Counsel to Danya International in its sale to DLH Holdings Corp.
  • Represented Ellucian in its acquisition of certain assets from Helix Education.
  • Counsel to WellCare Health Plans, Inc. in connection with numerous acquisitions.
  • Counsel to Abraxas Corporation in connection with numerous acquisitions, as well as its sale to Cubic Corporation.
  • Representation of various public companies in connection with Exchange Act reporting, preparation of shelf registration statements and corporate governance-related matters.
  • Associate General Counsel, Carnival Corporation, Miami, FL, 1996-1998
  • Associate Counsel, Scott Sports Group Inc., Boulder, CO, 1994-1996
 

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2017-2019
    • “Recognised Practitioner,” 2017-2019
  • Recipient, Lexology's "Client Choice" Award, Mergers & Acquisitions: Virginia, 2017
  • Team Member, BTI Power Rankings, "The 16 Strongest Firms for ‘Go-To Outside Counsel’ Insurance Work," 2016
  • Member, American Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1993
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Florida, 1990
Admissions
  • Virginia