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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Alabama: Northern, Central

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020
  • Top Attorney, Rising Star Under 40, Birmingham Magazine, 2009
  • Birmingham Business Journal, Best of the Bar

Education & Honors

  • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2004
    • Research Editor, Cumberland Law Review 
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S., Psychology, 2001

Experience

  • Advises public and private companies, financial institutions, private equity firms, investors, start-up companies and entrepreneurs in general business matters.
  • Advises parties to mergers, stock sales, asset sales and other M&A transactions.
  • Advises private equity funds in connection with fund formation, initial and subsequent equity offerings and portfolio acquisitions.
  • Advises software, SaaS and technology companies in the negotiation of complex license agreements, reseller agreements, end-user licenses, joint ventures and other strategic partner arrangements.
  • Advises clients in connection with private offerings of common and preferred equity, convertible debt, and other securities.
  • Advises local and regional banks with equipment finance and equipment leasing, including the financing and leasing of aircraft, locomotive and other rolling stock.