Lizanne Thomas

Partner-in-Charge - Southern Region

Lizanne Thomas is Partner-in-Charge of the Southern U.S. Region for Jones Day, a legal institution with 2,500 attorneys around the world.

With a background in M&A law, Thomas is the head of the firm’s corporate governance team. She participates in about 100 board meetings annually as counsel to public companies.

Thomas offers experience in shareholder activism, public and private mergers and acquisitions, takeover preparedness and executive compensation.

She serves or has served on the Boards of Directors of three publicly traded companies: Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc., Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

In 2016 she was named one of the top 100 directors by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

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 Lizanne  Thomas, Partner-in-Charge - Southern Region