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Jeffrey H. Kuras

Partner

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • cum laude
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
  • cum laude

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

American Bar Association

  • Section of Business Law
Overview
Experience
News & Resources
Honors

Overview

Mr. Kuras is a corporate attorney with extensive experience representing public companies and financial institutions on securities issues, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.

  • Represents commercial banks and their holding companies regarding regulatory and enforcement issues, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance
  • Counsels public companies with respect to SEC filings, public offerings and compliance issues

Experience

Representative Clients

  • Represents a bank holding company, headquartered in Michigan, listed on Nasdaq
  • Counsels a specialty pharmacy, headquartered in Michigan, listed on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Represents a fully integrated provider of residential and commercial high-speed data, video and telephony services, headquartered in Colorado, an SEC reporting company after an A/B exchange offer
  • Advises a niche provider of property and casualty insurance, headquartered in Michigan, listed on Nasdaq

Recent Transactions

  • $34.6 million initial public offering of common stock (Nasdaq) for a property and casualty insurance company
  • $285 million follow-on offering of common stock (NYSE) for a specialty pharmacy
  • Represented publicly held bank holding company in cash stock merger
  • $199 million initial public offering of common stock (NYSE) for a specialty pharmacy
  • $1.1 billion A/B exchange offer of senior notes and senior subordinated notes of a high-speed data, video and telephony company
  • Represented publicly held bank holding company in rights offering, private investment and auction of TARP securities
  • Represented Capitol Bancorp Ltd., a bank holding company with a network of banks and bank operations in ten states and total consolidated assets of approximately $2.0 billion, in its Chapter 11, pre-packaged plan of reorganization
  • Represented bank holding company in separate bank divestitures in Michigan, California, North Carolina, Nevada, Oregon, Colorado, Texas and Arizona

News & Resources

News

Honors

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2008, 2012, 2015 and 2016