James B. Jumper is a partner in the Berwyn office of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Jumper is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Securities and Life Sciences practice groups and a member of the steering committee of Pepper’s Emerging Growth Group. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities-related transactions, and general corporate matters.
Mr. Jumper regularly represents public and private companies and equity funds in stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, and joint venture and strategic alliance arrangements. He also represents private equity funds, venture capitalists and emerging growth companies in private placements, venture capital and other capital-raising transactions. He has extensive experience in the insurance and life science industries.
In addition to his transaction-based practice, Mr. Jumper counsels U.S. companies across a broad range of industries and advises client management and boards of directors on day-to-day legal issues in areas such as corporate governance, strategic matters, contract review and other commercial issues.