Perry joins Butler Snow’s Business Services Group. His practice will focus on international law including emerging markets, mergers and acquisitions, health care law, corporate finance and securities law.
“Tim brings a wealth of knowledge and international experience to Butler Snow,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “His vast experience working around the globe on major projects will certainly benefit our clients and other companies with multiple operations around the world.”
Perry’s recent groundbreaking projects include the first U.S. controlled general hospital joint venture with the Chinese government and the first proposed privately managed prison project in Brazil. Perry has represented international companies such as UPS and Nokia; his representation of Nokia was in a transaction named by Latin Trade as one of the 20 largest transactions in Brazil in 2000. He has also represented Six Continents in the disposition of the Crowne Plaza Reforma in Mexico City. Perry has advised businesses based in the United States in their legal issues in over 60 countries and has counseled companies in their transactions in more than a dozen countries. Perry served as Honorary Consul of Brazil in Atlanta from 2000 through 2008 and was named to The Best Lawyers in America for International Trade and Finance Law. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce from 2008 until 2009 and was Co-Chair of the Global Commerce Council from 2007 until 2009. Perry earned a Juris Doctor from Yale University in 1972 and a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University in 1969.