McDermott Represents Jimmy John’s in Sale of Majority Interest to Roark Capital

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CHICAGO (September 14, 2016) – International law firm McDermott represented Jimmy John’s LLC in connection with the agreement to sell a majority interest in the Company to Roark Capital Group.

Jimmy John’s has over 2,500 company owned and franchised sandwich shops with over $2 billion in annual system wide revenues.

Jimmy John Liautaud, founder of the Company and long-time McDermott client, will remain as Chairman and the largest individual shareholder. The McDermott team advising Jimmy John’s on this transaction comprised transactions partners Stanley Meadows, Scott Williams, Raam Jani, Michael Boykins and Debra Harrison, tax partners Gary Karch, Patrick McCurry, William Pomierski and Thomas Young, trial partner Kristin Michaels and employee benefits partner Maureen O’Brien.

McDermott’s Corporate & Transactional Practice represents a wide spectrum of business interests around the world, from global corporations and industry-leading companies to privately funded and entrepreneurial driven enterprises, as well as the financial institutions that support them. Acting as strategic partners for our clients, McDermott advises on a full range of corporate needs.

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