Justin Howard is co-leader of Alston & Bird’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He represents public and private companies across a variety of industries in complex mergers and acquisitions, including leveraged acquisitions and dispositions of portfolio investments by private equity funds.
He also represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt, equity, and convertible securities and advises public companies on a variety of corporate governance matters.
Justin has been chosen as a Rising Star five times by Law & Politics in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, and Corporate Finance. From 2008 through 2014, Justin was an adjunct professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, teaching a course on mergers and acquisitions.