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Jason R. Schendel

Partner
Silicon Valley
T: 650.815.2621
F: 650.815.2601
San Francisco
T: 415.434.9100
F: 415.434.3947

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2002, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • B.S.B., University of Minnesota, 1996, Evans Scholar, Dean's List
  • California
Overview
Experience
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Jason Schendel is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's Palo Alto and San Francisco offices.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Schendel's practice focuses on advising public and private companies in mergers & acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate governance, SEC reporting, and general corporate matters.  Mr. Schendel also has extensive experience working with private equity funds in connection with fund formation, general fund operating matters, and buy-side M&A.

Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Schendel had been General Counsel of Entelos, Inc., a privately held life sciences company.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Schendel had practiced in the Silicon Valley offices of international law firms including Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Shearman & Sterling, and Heller Ehrman / Venture Law Group.

Recent Selected Transactions

  • The Gymboree Corporation $127.5 million sale of its Play & Music business to Zeavion (July 2016)
  • LKQ Italia Bondco S.p.A., a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ: LKQ), €500 million high-yield debt offering (April 2016)
  • Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ: DIOD) $413 million acquisition of Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) (November 2015)
  • LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) $112 million secondary public offering (November 2015)
  • First Foundation (NASDAQ: FFWM) $138 million initial public offering (August 2015)
  • El Centro Regional Medical Center $50 million bond offering (March 2015)
  • Dialogic Inc. (OTCB: DLGC) sale to NOVACAP (November 2014)
  • Accela Inc. acquisition of Government Outreach (October 2014)
  • dick clark productions joint venture with the Miss America Organization (September 2014)
  • Sport Chalet, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPCH) sale to Vestis Retail Group LLC (July 2014)
  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) $625 million high-yield debt offering (May 2014)
  • Solid Concepts $295 million sale to Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) (March 2014)
  • RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDNT) tender offer for its $200 million outstanding high-yield bonds (March 2014)
  • Sunny Optics acquisition of Meade Instruments (NASDAQ: MEAD) (September 2013)
  • LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ: LKQ) $600 million high-yield debt offering (May 2013)
  • Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) $500 million high-yield debt offering (April 2013)

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