Practicing at Taylor English allows me to be a part of a collaborative team that provides top-notch, sophisticated legal services and creative solutions in a manner that aligns our goals and values with those of our clients.
Jody Arogeti Brown is an experienced transactional attorney that advises clients of all sizes on a variety of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, strategic capital raises, general corporate representation and commercial matters and contracts. Ms. Brown has represented a variety of clients, including corporate ESOP sponsors, ESOP trustees, and public and private companies in the manufacturing, technology, healthcare, and retail industries. Ms. Brown also counsels colleges and universities on a variety of commercial and corporate issues.
Prior to joining Taylor English, Ms. Brown practiced law with the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP, formerly Powell Goldstein LLP, where she focused in securities and corporate finance, M&A, and corporate law. Ms. Brown’s past experience also includes working at the US Securities and Exchange Commission where she assisted the Trial Unit with various high profile securities and insider trading cases.
Ms. Brown is an Atlanta native who graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 2007, where she was a member of law review, and earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration with honors from the University of Florida in 2003. In her spare time, Ms. Brown enjoys traveling, cooking and, most of all, spending time with her husband and two young children.
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
Represented Pristine Sun, LLC as the borrower on a $3.2 million credit facility provided by Partners for Growth IV, LLC, as the lender. Acted as counsel for the borrower, reviewed and negotiated the loan agreement and numerous collateral agreements, issuing an opinion as counsel to the borrower.
Represented management of an industrial services company in their dispute with a controlling private equity investor. The representation ultimately led to a management buyout at a deep discount on the investor’s initial investment and subsequent triple digit annual returns on management’s investment.
- "Stock Options Revisited: A Renewed Focus on Net Exercise Provisions," PoGo AlertJune 2008
- "Recent Cases Highlight Important Considerations Regarding Confidentiality Agreements," PoGo AlertJanuary 2008
- "How Much Cooperation Between Government Agencies is TOO Much?" Reconciling United States v. Scrushy, The Corporate Fraud Task Force, and the Nature of Parallel Proceedings, 23 Ga. St. U. L.R. 4272006
- August 29, 2013
- August 23, 2016
- April 15, 2013
- "Getting to Know AYJAN," The Atlanta Jewish TimesApril 11, 2013
- Corporate and Business
- Financial Institutions
- Higher Education
- Lending and Corporate Finance
Georgia State College of Law, JD, 2007
University of Florida, BA, with honors, 2003
Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Corporate Law 2013