Andrew T. Barksdale

Associate

Direct

404.844.2768

Office

404.997.6020

Fax

404.997.6021

Location

Atlanta


Biography

As a member of the Corporate and Transactional group, Andrew focuses his legal practice on business and corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, strategic divestitures and consolidations. Andrew has represented and assisted financial and strategic buyers and sellers across a range of commercial industries, including industrial and consumer products, software and technology, healthcare, and real estate. Andrew also advises clients on the formation and organization of business entities, corporate governance and structuring, and the negotiation and preparation of agreements and contracts, including shareholder, employment, supply, and licensing agreements.

Andrew and his wife, Sarah, reside in Atlanta.

Practice Areas

Representative Matters

  • Represented the selling shareholders of a top, international property management firm in a $170 million stock sale to a financial acquirer.
  • Represented the owners of a utility and pipeline services company in the sale of a portion of their equity for consideration of just under $1 billion.
  • Represented the owners of a hardwood flooring manufacturer in the acquisition of multiple manufacturing facilities from a global flooring provider.
  • Represented a building supply distributor in a $26 million asset sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented a data analytics firm in a $135 million merger with a Middle Eastern strategic buyer.
  • Represented a hospital in Middle Georgia in its sale to a regional hospital system.
  • Represented the owners of an overhead roll-up door manufacturer in a $30 million stock sale.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest bus dealerships in an asset sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented the selling shareholders of a home goods manufacturer in a $24 million stock sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented an industrial mat manufacturer in its acquisition of a southeast competitor.
  • Represented the owner of a commercial waste disposal and recycling company in an asset sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented a commercial product manufacturer in its $10 million acquisition of a west coast competitor.
  • Represented multiple physicians, on the buy and sell side, in the sale or acquisition of medical practices.
  • Represented a public utility and closely-held companies as outside counsel in a variety of business needs.

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • American Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia and Atlanta Bar Association
  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, Georgia State University Law Review (2014-2015); Member (2013-2014)
  • Justice, Georgia State University College of Law Honor Court (2014-2015)
  • Secretary, Student Bar Association (2013-2014); Senator (2012-2013)

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
  • University of Georgia (B.A., Political Science and Criminal Justice, cum laude, 2012)

Admitted

  • Georgia, 2015
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2015
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2016

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Brenda Henderson
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 404.844.2767

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