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Rob Alston Selected to Chair Jones Waldo’s Business Department

05/03/2011

Jones Waldo also elects new shareholders and two new members of board of directors

Jones Waldo today announced Robinson (Rob) M. Alston has been selected as chair of the Business department. Jones Waldo also elected four new shareholders and two new members of the board of directors.

Alston has been with Jones Waldo for 19 years and is the current leader of the Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances practice group. He previously served on Jones Waldo’s board of directors and has experience in mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations of all types, and he represents companies in transactional work and raising capital.

Eric P. Lee, Nathan D. Thomas, Mark D. Tolman and John C. Rooker were elected shareholders of the firm. Lee practices in the Park City office and has 25 years of legal experience in litigation services and zoning, planning, land use and entitlement work. Thomas has significant trial experience as a commercial litigator in several areas including creditors’ rights, securities, competitive issues and antitrust. Tolman practices in the areas of commercial litigation and employment law, working with employers to help them develop preventive employment practices and policies and litigating cases involving complex factual and legal matters. Rooker is the leader of the Commercial Litigation practice group and has more than 18 years experience representing individuals, businesses and government entities in business, commercial, contract, construction, domestic/family-law, real estate development and real property disputes.

Lon A. Jenkins and Jacob Redd were elected as new members of Jones Waldo’s board of directors. Jenkins has practiced law for the past 28 years in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy and chapter 11 reorganizations. Redd represents clients in the areas of business organization and structuring, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law.

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