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Selby A. (Sai)

Ireland

Overview

Sai has extensive experience counseling businesses dealing with a wide variety of antitrust issues, from pricing and distribution issues to issues relating to collaborations, joint ventures and acquisitions. He also represents buyers and sellers in business transfers, management buy-out transactions, and business reorganizations. Sai has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers for his corporate law work.

Experience

  • Antitrust consulting and regulatory work in connection with product distribution issues and business transfers, joint ventures and other collaborations, including pre-merger notifications under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
  • Extensive representation of buyers and sellers in business transfers in a wide variety of business and industry sectors, including small and mid-cap retail and wholesale distribution, transportation, automotive dealerships and manufacturing concerns.
  • Representation (primarily of sellers) in management buy-out and other leveraged buy-out transactions involving private equity and strategic buyers, including the conduct of sales and auction processes. 
  • Business reorganizations in connection with business transfers and estate and succession planning and risk management efforts.
  • Formation of various business entities and related corporate succession planning.

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Law, 2022
    • Lawyer of the Year, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2018
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2012-2023
    • Corporate Law, 2013-2023
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2017-2023
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate, 2013
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Corporate/Commercial, 2017-2022

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1990

Education

  • University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, 1990
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., Accountancy, 1983

Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Antitrust Law Section
  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
  • Capital Area Bar Association

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • "IRS Proposes New ‘Audit Me’ Disclosure Requirement," Point Innovation, Spring 2010. 

Selby A. (Sai)

Ireland

Overview

Sai has extensive experience counseling businesses dealing with a wide variety of antitrust issues, from pricing and distribution issues to issues relating to collaborations, joint ventures and acquisitions. He also represents buyers and sellers in business transfers, management buy-out transactions, and business reorganizations. Sai has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers for his corporate law work.

Experience

  • Antitrust consulting and regulatory work in connection with product distribution issues and business transfers, joint ventures and other collaborations, including pre-merger notifications under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
  • Extensive representation of buyers and sellers in business transfers in a wide variety of business and industry sectors, including small and mid-cap retail and wholesale distribution, transportation, automotive dealerships and manufacturing concerns.
  • Representation (primarily of sellers) in management buy-out and other leveraged buy-out transactions involving private equity and strategic buyers, including the conduct of sales and auction processes. 
  • Business reorganizations in connection with business transfers and estate and succession planning and risk management efforts.
  • Formation of various business entities and related corporate succession planning.

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Law, 2022
    • Lawyer of the Year, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2018
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2012-2023
    • Corporate Law, 2013-2023
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2017-2023
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate, 2013
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Corporate/Commercial, 2017-2022

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1990

Education

  • University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, 1990
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., Accountancy, 1983

Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Antitrust Law Section
  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
  • Capital Area Bar Association

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • "IRS Proposes New ‘Audit Me’ Disclosure Requirement," Point Innovation, Spring 2010.