Jeffrey Grill is the managing partner of Pillsbury's Washington, DC office. Lawyers and professionals representing the majority of Pillsbury's practice areas are based in the Washington, DC office, making it the largest office of the firm. Mr. Grill is a partner in the Corporate & Securities practice. His practice covers several different areas and involves a diverse array of industries, including real estate, financial services, technology, government contracting, life sciences and manufacturing.
Mr. Grill represents publicly and privately held companies in all aspects of their businesses, including public and private equity securities offerings; including initial public offerings (IPOs), public senior and subordinated debt financings and Rule 144A private placements of high-yield debt; mergers and acquisitions; tender offers and exchange offers; restructurings and recapitalizations; joint ventures; general securities compliance; corporate governance matters and general corporate and commercial matters. He has been involved in all phases of these transactions, including initial planning, structuring, negotiation and implementation. In the past 10 years, he has represented issuers in the public and private offering of over $6.0 billion in equity and debt securities.
Mr. Grill is co-leader of the firm's REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets practice, which practice consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. firms for REIT offerings.
Mr. Grill has authored numerous articles and made public presentations, both in the U.S. and abroad, on corporate governance matters. He has also been interviewed on this topic by, among others, The Corporate Legal Times, Corporate Counsel Weekly and InformationWeek.
Mr. Grill has been with the firm since he completed law school in 1995. He served as the firm's first Executive Partner for Talent Development (2012-2014) working closely with Firm leadership to align the firm's talent management strategies with its strategic business goals. Mr. Grill also served as a member and Chair of the firm's Attorney Development Committee (2006-2012, Chair 2009-2012), a member of the firm’s Partner Hiring & Integration Committee (2006-2013), and as Local Section Leader for the Corporate & Securities practice in the Washington, DC office (2006-2012).
- Chambers USA, REITs (2007)
- Legal 500 US, REITs (2014-2015)
American Bar Association, Section of Business Law; Maryland State Bar Association, Business Law Section; National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa