The Dallas Office of global law firm Jones Day has announced that Michael Considine, a partner in the M&A Practice, was selected to participate in the Leadership Dallas Class of 2018.
Leadership Dallas is a Dallas Regional Chamber program to develop "an ongoing source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serve as catalysts and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life in the greater Dallas area." The 10-month program educates participants on critical issues facing the community, including human services, government and politics, economic development, health care, criminal justice, education, and arts and culture.
Mr. Considine's practice is focused on supporting clients through significant corporate events, including cross-border M&A, carve-out divestitures, tax-free reorganizations, joint ventures, and private equity investments. Representative transactions include P&G's sale of its Folgers and Duracell brands, Essilor International's purchase of PPG's controlling interest in Transitions Optical and the formation of PGT Healthcare, Inlet Digital and many other global joint ventures. Mr. Considine has managed over $60 billion in transactions during his career and has been recognized in D Magazine's "Best Lawyers in Dallas" (2016) and Texas Super Lawyers' "Rising Star" (2015 and 2016) listings and is a recipient of The M&A Advisor's "40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders" award (2015). He is actively involved in Jones Day's corporate pro bono initiatives.
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.