This is an Advertisement

Professionals

James Wesley Fischer

Associate

P 502-562-7323 F 502-589-0309 C 502-645-1157

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

 

James "Wes" Fischer is a member of the Firm's Corporate & Securities team. He concentrates his practice in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities transactions. 

James Wesley Fischer

Location

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. in the strategic acquisition of Deep Eddy Vodka.
  • Representation of a global electronics manufacturer in the strategic acquisition of a software company.
  • Representation of a medical services company in connection with its sale to a private equity firm.
  • Representation of a contract pharmaceutical manufacturer in connection with its sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Representation of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Inc. in the reorganization of the Blood-Horse publication business and sale of an interest in the Blood-Horse publication business to The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc.
  • Representation of a national electrical contractor in connection with its sale to a private equity firm.

Professional Experience

Summer/Spring Associate, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP, 2013-2014

Summer Associate, Stoll Kennon Ogden PLLC, 2012

Education

2014 - J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; Virginia Law and Business Review, Article Review Committee; Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition

2011 - B.A. (Political Science, Philosophy, Economics), summa cum laude, University of Louisville; Honors Scholar

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Louisville Bar Association, Corporate Law Section, Vice-Chair
  • Young Professional Association of Louisville

Admissions

Kentucky

Civic Involvement

  • Louisville Ballet, Board Member
  • Kentucky Opera Young Professional Association, Co-Founder and President
  • Legal Aid Society's Young Professional Association, Co-Founder
  • Leadership Louisville Center’s Focus Louisville, Class of 2015
  • [give] 502, 2015 Grants Review Committee
  • Louisville Bicycle Club

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. in the strategic acquisition of Deep Eddy Vodka.
  • Representation of a global electronics manufacturer in the strategic acquisition of a software company.
  • Representation of a medical services company in connection with its sale to a private equity firm.
  • Representation of a contract pharmaceutical manufacturer in connection with its sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Representation of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Inc. in the reorganization of the Blood-Horse publication business and sale of an interest in the Blood-Horse publication business to The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc.
  • Representation of a national electrical contractor in connection with its sale to a private equity firm.

Professional Experience

Summer/Spring Associate, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP, 2013-2014

Summer Associate, Stoll Kennon Ogden PLLC, 2012

Education

2014 - J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; Virginia Law and Business Review, Article Review Committee; Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition

2011 - B.A. (Political Science, Philosophy, Economics), summa cum laude, University of Louisville; Honors Scholar

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Louisville Bar Association, Corporate Law Section, Vice-Chair
  • Young Professional Association of Louisville

Admissions

Kentucky

Civic Involvement

  • Louisville Ballet, Board Member
  • Kentucky Opera Young Professional Association, Co-Founder and President
  • Legal Aid Society's Young Professional Association, Co-Founder
  • Leadership Louisville Center’s Focus Louisville, Class of 2015
  • [give] 502, 2015 Grants Review Committee
  • Louisville Bicycle Club
James Wesley Fischer