Thompson Hine Bolsters Corporate Practice with the Addition of John Monahon in Atlanta

Date: September 02, 2020

Publication: Thompson Hine LLP

Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce that John P. Monahon has joined its Corporate Transactions & Securities practice as a partner in Atlanta.

“John’s innovative nature and deep experience in corporate counseling, capital raising on venture transactions, and M&A transactions will greatly benefit our clients,” said Tim McDonald, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Atlanta office.

Monahon serves as corporate counsel for high-growth technology and middle-market companies. His practice focuses on advising companies on corporate finance, technology agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. He has significant experience representing venture-backed and private equity-owned companies, which he advises on corporate governance, debt and equity financing, and go-to-market strategies.

In addition to his strong corporate practice with established companies, Monahon advises clients in the early-stage and emerging company space, an area in which Thompson Hine also excels. The group also recently added Lindsay Karas Stencel in Columbus.

“I am really looking forward to applying Thompson Hine’s SmartPaTH principles of predictability, efficiency and transparency to my client relationships. I was attracted to the firm’s focus on innovation, which it is leveraging to improve the client experience and solve pain points that have existed for too long in the legal market. Thompson Hine is pro-active in its approach to evolving and meeting the changing needs of the market,” said Monahon. “They also have a real focus on representing middle market companies, which is an area where the right legal counsel can be critical to reaching that next level of growth.”

Monahon received a joint international M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law and University of South Carolina Moore School of Business and spent significant time working in the joint venture department of China’s largest law firm as part of the program. Monahon received his B.S. in finance and management from the Moore School of Business.