Jason “Jase” Burner is an associate in the Austin office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Emerging Companies Practices.

Mr. Burner represents public and private companies, including strategic and financial investors, in connections with domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, carve-outs, reorganizations, and general corporate matters. Additionally, Mr. Burner also works with emerging companies and investors in the founding, funding, and operation of emerging companies.

He advises clients on a variety of transactions within the technology, consumer products, healthcare, aerospace, and media industries.

Mr. Burner maintains an active pro bono practice, representing artists and arts organization in the Austin community as a member of Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts.

Mr. Burner serves on the Board of Directors of the Austin Sunshine Camps and the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Alumni Association.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Burner was a corporate associate for another leading international law firm.

Mr. Burner's experience includes advising:

  • An internet privacy and technology company in its Series C, Series D, and Series F fundraising rounds totaling US$750M*
  • A major private equity firm in its US$550M acquisition of a nationwide physical therapy platform*
  • A family group in the US$500M sale of a series of nursing homes to a financial investor*
  • A major private equity firm and its healthcare platform in the acquisition of 20 medical practices for a total value of US$175M*
  • A major mid-market private equity firm in its US$148M acquisition of a winery*
  • A financial investor in its US$100M acquisition of an international consumer products company*
  • A financial investor in its US$90M acquisition of a visual special effects company*
  • A medical device company in its US$60M merger with a financial investor*
  • A supplement and fitness company in its US$20M Series A funding*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • BA, Political Science/History, Vanderbilt University