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Jason E. Balog


Principal
Jason E. Balog

Jason E. Balog is a member of the Corporate and Securities Practice.  Jason has built a diverse practice focusing on the representation of clients in general business matters, commercial transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions.  His clients range from start-ups, to closely-held businesses, to Fortune 500 companies.

Jason is co-leader of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Area Team. Jason is an established business transaction advisor that regularly represents middle market companies in mergers and acquisitions and joint venture arrangements. He has also represented a number of companies based outside of the U.S. regarding domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions as well as complex restructurings. Jason often works with sellers of closely-held companies in the sale of their companies to strategic investors or private equity buyers.

Jason serves as general corporate counsel for many businesses overseeing all aspects of corporate planning and business advisory services. He is well versed in private equity and venture capital investments, financing transactions, and general corporate planning. Jason also counsels clients in wide variety of corporate matters including, entity formation, corporate governance, tax-based planning, business operations, production agreements, product development, marketing and advertising development, product packaging, retail sales promotions and contests, contractual agreements, confidentiality agreements, supply and distribution agreements, disclosure agreements, technology development and licensing, outsourcing, strategic alliance and teaming arrangements, consulting and service agreements, and distributor/dealer relationships.

Industry Focus:

Jason has completed transactions and represented clients across numerous industries including, all aspects of manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, government contracting, professional services, direct marketing and sales, retail, waste disposal and recycling, engineering and construction, technology and innovative sciences.

Affiliations & Recognition

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association: Business Law Section

  • Greater Baltimore Committee: Bio Science Committee

  • Greater Baltimore Tech Council

Recognition

  • Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine: 'Legal Elite' (2010)

Case Examples

Million Dollar Challenge

We assisted the DeWALT Industrial Tool Division in all phases of design and implementation of their Million Dollar Challenge ...

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Speaking Engagements

"Organizing the Company," MICPEL Small Business Institute, Columbia Maryland (Program Chairman and Panelist) (March 19, 2008).