Zarren Law Group Adds Former Global Law
Firm Partner Jason Harmon
January 11, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD -- Zarren Law Group, LLC (ZLG) announced today that Jason Harmon has joined its team as a Partner.
Jason is a seasoned business lawyer with over two decades of experience at DLA Piper, one of the largest global law firms. Jason focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities compliance, public and private equity and debt offerings, and other corporate matters. He represents publicly-traded and privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, investment managers and private equity firms. Jason’s practice emphasizes high technology and emerging growth companies, together with businesses in many other industries. Since joining DLA Piper in 1996, Jason has been responsible for numerous corporate transactions representing a combined value of over $20 billion.
Managing Partner Adam Zarren said, “I have known Jason’s reputation for many years, and we are thrilled that he has joined TeamZLG. Jason shares our vision and values, and his personality completely fits with our culture and business-oriented approach. Jason’s addition enables us to continue to enhance the value that we bring to our clients and strategic partners. His background and pedigree are completely aligned with our core practice areas, and he will undoubtedly be a very valuable addition to ZLG.”
“I am excited by the opportunity that ZLG represents, both for me and for my clients,” said Harmon. “ZLG is a top-quality boutique firm, with top-quality lawyers. They are able to deliver practical advice, on sophisticated transactions and with a better cost structure, all of which combine to provide excellent value to clients.” Continued Harmon, “Adam and the team at ZLG have created a truly special firm that provides clients with the benefits of “big law” experience, but without the burdens of the “big law” business model.”
The respected English publisher Chambers & Partners has repeatedly named Jason in Chambers USA. Chambers has called him a "well regarded" lawyer who is viewed as "an expert in corporate and securities law," "focused and results-driven," acclaimed for "anticipating and spotting issues" and "praised for his 'exceptional sensitivity' to client needs." "Sources say he is 'exceptionally smart, very thorough and extremely easy to work with'" and that he "provides a great service, is very efficient and able to hone in on the important issues, and manages transactions very well." One client told Chambers, "his work, as always, has been stellar. He has provided exemplary service to me." Market observers have described him as a "sound, technical lawyer" who "always has a sense of calm around him even if the situation gets out of hand." Jason has also been repeatedly recognized in The Legal 500 United States and described as a "technically very solid and level-headed lawyer" with "deep capital markets experience."
Jason has been an active member of the Maryland legal community. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University where he graduated magna cum laude, and obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated summa cum laude.
Zarren Law Group, LLC (ZLG) is a boutique business and real estate transactional law firm primarily consisting of former ‘big firm’ attorneys who are focused on delivering exceptional outcomes by utilizing a results-oriented, value-add approach in solving our clients complex legal and business-related issues. We primarily concentrate on corporate law, business law, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, restructurings and reorganizations, financings/loan transactions, intellectual property, licensing and software development deals, real estate, and other business transactional matters.