Office Information

  • Team Leader, International Transactions Group
​Tim is the Team Leader for the International Transactions Group. His practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions in the United States and in emerging markets.

Biography – View PDF Bio

Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1972
  • Tennessee, 2012

Distinctions

  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Honorary Consul of Brazil in Atlanta, 2000-2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, International Trade and Finance Law, 2009

Education & Honors

  • Yale University, J.D., 1972
  • Princeton University, A.B., 1969
    • Winner,Senior Prize Debate

Experience

  • Appointed by Brazilian national government to serve as Honorary Consul of Brazil in Atlanta from 2000-2008.
  • Representation of U.S. investors in first major equity hospital joint venture (500 beds) with Chinese government party.
  • Representation of purchaser of gaming complex in Argentina at the border with Brazil near Iguazu Falls.
  • Representation of U.S. Company in public private bid for 10,000 bed prison project in Brazil.
  • Representation of UPS in the global rollout of many of its technology products.
  • Representation of Nokia in its acquisition of the remaining 49% of its manufacturing facilities in Brazil, named by Latin Trade as one of the 20 largest transactions in Brazil in 2000.
  • Representation of Imerys, a French public company, in the formation and restructuring of a major joint venture for extraction of kaolin in the Amazon region.
  • Representation of Six Continents in the disposition of the Crowne Plaza Reforma in Mexico City.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • ​Co-Author, “Customs System and the Law, Foreign Trade System and Law and Foreign Direct Investment System and Law,” Essentials of the Laws of the Belt and Road Countries – Australia, U.K., U.S., 2017.
  • Author, "Scaling Up To International Business Scope", An ExecSense eBook, January 31, 2013.