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Said Jabbour

Associate

I started my career with Adams and Reese as a summer associate and enjoyed the team-focused, client-focused culture. Since joining the firm in 2017 as an Associate, my practice has grown to include helping clients in a range of areas, including corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, antitrust and securities and private placement transactions.

Said Jabbour focuses his practice primarily on representing clients in transactional matters. His experience includes drafting purchase agreements and conveyancing documents for multimillion-dollar corporate acquisitions, mergers, and dispositions across several industries including, oil and gas, real estate, telecommunications and textiles.

Said also assists clients in their financing and fundraising efforts. In this role, Said prepares syndicated loan agreements in connection with clients’ debt financing efforts and prepares offering documents for private securities placements and accompanying filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and state securities agencies in connection with clients’ equity financing efforts.

In the regulatory realm, Said assists with evaluating Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act requirements in multimillion-dollar transactions and works proactively with clients to help avoid triggering events or fines.

With experience representing a wide variety of clients across several industries, Said also drafts operational and organizational documents for real estate, telecommunications, textile, and oil and gas companies and transactions in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas and Utah. As examples of his broad experience, Said has created corporate structures for investment holding companies in Texas and has drafted user license agreements for telecommunication services companies.

In the area of real estate transactions, Said drafts loan documents for real estate mortgages. He also drafts conveyancing documents for real estate acquisitions and dispositions of HUD-backed multifamily properties and has experience litigating quiet title complaints and partitions by sale for real estate in Alabama.

Before joining Adams and Reese, Said was an honor student with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement in 2016, where he conducted research on securities laws, examined financial documents and securities registrations for microentities and midsize corporations and drafted an internal action memorandum to recommend a case to the Commission.

Said also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jennifer H. Henderson of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama’s Western Division in 2015. In this role, he conducted research on bankruptcy motions in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases and attended bankruptcy hearings.

Prior to attending law school, Said was a global wealth management intern with Merrill Lynch, where he conducted research on hedge funds, mutual funds and other investment vehicles. He brings this background to his representation of clients in transactional matters, especially with regard to financials.

A 2014 summa cum laude graduate of the University of South Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance, Said earned his J.D. and an LL.M. in taxation, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2017.

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2017
  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2017
  • University of South Alabama, B.S., 2014, Economics & Finance

Acknowledgements

As a law student, he was a Ronald Levitt Scholarship recipient and a member of Moot Court Board’s Bankruptcy Moot Court Team, the International Refugee Assistance Project and the UA Law International Committee.

In addition, Said served as senior editor of the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review.

  • Representation of Andover National Corporation in acquisition of 60% interest in ANC Green Solutions I, LLC, a key regional player in pest control and commercial landscape services.
  • Representation of oil and gas exploration and production company in $75 million acquisition of Uinta Basin assets and related debt and equity financing.