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John Jernigan Named Among Triangle's Most Influential Business Leaders

July 17, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – Smith Anderson Chairman, John L. Jernigan, was recently recognized in the Triangle Business Journal’s“The Triangle’s Most Influential Business Leaders” list.

Chosen by the editors of the Triangle Business Journal, the list features the top 100 individuals who have influenced or will have a major impact on the Triangle. This year’s list of leaders came from diverse areas of business, education, philanthropy and government within North Carolina. The goal of recognizing these individuals is to distinguish their contributions in making the Triangle one of the best places to live, work and play.

The 2012 list will be published in the Triangle Business Journal’s July 27th issue. To view the list of those being recognized, Click Here.

About John Jernigan

Mr. Jernigan serves as Chairman of Smith Anderson. Prior to his election to Chairman, he served as the Firm's Managing Partner for nearly a decade. Mr. Jernigan maintains an active practice including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate law. He represents businesses in complex commercial transactions, and has over 35 years experience structuring, negotiating and closing mergers and acquisitions involving public companies and large privately-owned companies. Mr. Jernigan has advised public company boards on matters pertaining to special committees, audit committees and corporate governance, and regularly advises companies and their boards and officers on general corporate and business law matters.

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