The global law firm Jones Day has
announced that John D. Casais will join the Firm's Boston office as a partner in
the Banking & Finance practice. Mr. Casais arrives from Edwards Angell
Palmer & Dodge.
"John brings a wealth of experience to our office and terrific client
relationships both in Boston and throughout the nation," said Traci Lovitt,
Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Boston office. "His arrival adds additional
transactional capabilities to the Boston office and keeps us on track with our
goal of becoming a full-service law firm in Boston with top talent in a variety
Mr. Casais has particular expertise in leveraged finance, representing
commercial and investment banks, finance companies, investment and hedge funds,
finance companies and operating companies in a broad range of lending
transactions and across a wide spectrum of industries, as well as in the
resolution of troubled situations. He is also experienced in structured
finance and project finance.
"John is a terrific addition in Boston and we're extremely pleased to welcome
him to Jones Day. John will be a strong leader of our practice in Boston
and will be a great fit with the other lawyers in our global practice," said Bob
Graves, co-head of Jones Day's Banking & Finance practice.
Mr. Casais earned his BA degree from The College of Wooster, with honors, and
his JD from Boston College Law School magna cum laude.