Jonathan Wilson, Corporate, eCommerce, Financial Attorney

Jonathan B. Wilson

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jwilson@taylorenglish.com
678.336.7185
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Taylor English gives me the flexibility to provide clients with the level of service they want at a price that fits their budget and financing. I can pull together teams of top-flight attorneys with specific skill sets for both large and small deals and can offer clients alternative billing arrangements that are appropriate for their needs and the requirements of the deal.

Jonathan B. Wilson is an experienced business lawyer who enjoys solving complex business and transactional problems for clients. He applies his more than 25 years of experience as an in-house lawyer, business adviser and strategist to help business executives and owners achieve negotiated solutions to technology and financial transactions.

Mr. Wilson is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business practice group and his practice includes corporate securities, corporate finance and governance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property. He represents Fortune 100, middle-market and start-up companies.

Mr. Wilson was the general counsel or chief legal officer of Interland Inc., Web.com Group Inc. and EasyLink Services International Corp., where he advised senior management and the boards of directors on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, NASDAQ compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley matters, corporate governance, governmental affairs, contracts, litigation, intellectual property and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Wilson led Web.com’s legal department through its growth and merger with Website Pros Inc. in September 2007, at various times acting as the corporate secretary and the executive in charge of corporate development.

Mr. Wilson spent the first 10 years of his career in private practice with large Atlanta firms, including Paul Hastings LLP and King & Spalding LLP.

Mr. Wilson has represented both large and small companies in outsourcing, patent licensing, software licensing, distribution and strategic alliance agreements.

In 2009, Mr. Wilson founded the Renewable Energy Committee of the American Bar Association’s Public Utility Section, and he chaired that committee, writing and speaking frequently on renewable energy and clean technology development through 2015.

Memberships

Renewable Energy Committee, American Bar Association Public Utility Section, Chair, 2009-2015

Internet Industry Committee, ABA Public Utility Section, Chair, 1996-2009

State Bar of Georgia, Executive Committee, International Law Section, 1998-2001

State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1995-1998

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Education

George Washington University School of Law, JD, 1991

College of William and Mary, BA, with honors, 1988

Bar Admissions

Georgia

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

Accolades

Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Technology Law, 2010-2012

Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Corporate Law, 2013-2014

Best Lawyers in America® 2017