Jeffrey A. Fickes

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Offices Cleveland, Akron, Houston
Phone 216.479.6123
Phone 330.208.1150
Phone 713.588.7015
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Jeff is a senior M&A, private equity and corporate partner, chair of the Vorys private equity group and resident of the Cleveland, Houston and Akron offices. Jeff represents businesses located throughout the United States and internationally and has decades of experience in business and as a trusted advisor to company owners, boards and senior executives on domestic and international merger, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions; private equity, venture capital, recapitalization and other debt and equity financings; and corporate governance and organizational matters. 

Before entering private legal practice, Jeff held corporate financial management positions in both public and private companies where he supported numerous strategic transactions. Jeff has an MBA in corporate finance from the Fisher College of Business, where he was the Banc One Capital Fellow (awarded annually to the top Fisher College MBA finance student) and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Fraternity. This real-world business experience gives Jeff a unique perspective as a lawyer. 

Jeff has been published and has presented on numerous matters related to his business and legal experience. Jeff also helps lead the Vorys Initiative for Business Empowerment, an innovative program aimed at making legal services more accessible to racial and ethnic minority owned businesses.

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