Jeff Houle, a US lawyer and English solicitor with more than 20 years of legal and business experience, has represented Fortune 500 companies and members of the Forbes 400 and has closed more than US$8 billion in transactions.

Jeff focuses on companies in the government services area, representing middle market and Fortune 500 companies in M&A matters. His clients include businesses and investors across a broad spectrum of industries, among them energy, government and defense contractors, technology, mining and mineral extraction, telecommunications, financial services, real estate, business process outsourcing, online gaming and manufacturing.

Based in Washington, DC, his experience is global in scope. He has represented clients on six continents and in more than 30 countries.

Jeff's practice includes representing public and private companies as well as underwriters in equity and debt offerings, and complex acquisition and disposition programs, such as mergers, joint ventures, tender offers and asset, and stock sales. He is experienced in organizing private domestic and offshore investment funds and representing such funds, and a diverse mix of individuals, sponsors, lead investors and placement agents in venture capital, strategic debt and equity investments, and other financing transactions. He has also served on the boards of directors and boards of advisors of numerous companies, private equity funds and investment banking firms.