ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2013 -- The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Ken Boehner has joined the Firm's Atlanta Office as a partner in the M&A Practice.

"Ken brings additional depth to our highly respected M&A team here in Atlanta," said Lizanne Thomas, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Atlanta Office. "He has excellent credentials and his skills and experience will be of great value to domestic and international clients alike."

Mr. Boehner's corporate practice focuses on the life sciences and technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors. He has broad experience advising domestic and international clients on a variety of cross border corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, private equity, and venture capital, and also works on development of strategies to release value from intellectual property assets. Mr. Boehner's considerable industry experience is recognized by one of the leading legal directories, Legal 500. 

"We're delighted that Ken is joining us. He has a wealth of experience, particularly in the TMT sector, on both sides of the Atlantic," said Bob Profusek, leader of Jones Day’s M&A Practice. "The TMT sector currently accounts for a substantial percentage of M&A deals, as factors including large cash reserves and low interest rates continue to fuel dealmaking. Ken’s experience in this area is an asset to our global practice as well as to our numerous clients active in this industry”.

Mr. Boehner graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Economics, received his J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School and is admitted in New York and North Carolina. 

Jones Day is a global law firm with 40 offices in the major centers of business and finance throughout the world. Ranked among the world’s best and most integrated law firms, and perennially ranked among the best in client service, Jones Day acts as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, approximately half of the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and FT Global 500. The Atlanta Office of Jones Day proudly traces its roots back to 1890. As part of a full-service office that has steadily grown to its present size of about 130 lawyers, Jones Day's Atlanta attorneys advise clients on the full range of issues relevant to leading corporations doing business in the southeastern United States and worldwide.