For over four decades, clients have turned to Jim Andros for guidance on all aspects of their domestic and international corporate, transactional, and financing needs, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, capital raises, financings, restructurings, joint ventures, and succession planning. He also regularly advises clients on governance issues, fiduciary obligations, wealth management, and estate planning.

Drawing on his experience and deep knowledge of corporate and tax law, Jim has served as outside counsel for many of his clients, which range from emerging growth to mature companies – public and private – based in the U.S. and abroad. His practice also includes advising high-net-worth individuals, family-held enterprises, private equity groups, investment bankers, business owners, C-suite executives, boards of directors, committees, and family offices.

Representative Experience

Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Assisted management of a large Southeast distributor of industrial equipment in acquiring majority control of the company from a private equity group and simultaneously assisted the company with a corporate restructuring, recapitalization, equity raise from another private equity group, and financing consisting of secured asset-based credit facility (including revolving loan and term loan) and a secured mezzanine loan facility.
  • Assisted a wealth management advisory firm and affiliates with a restructuring involving buyout of certain owners, admission of new owners, and related commercial financing.
  • Assisted private equity client with capital raise and roll up of business services companies to create national footprint.
  • Represented large southeast distributor of industrial equipment in acquiring division of target and entering a joint venture with target for ancillary services.
  • Assisted a medical device company with a roll up including affiliates and transfer of control to a private UK equity group.
  • Represented a foreign public company as local counsel in a merger with a domestic company in the defense communications market.
  • Assisted private equity client with capital raise/rollout of franchising operation.
  • Assisted an alternative investment fund and portfolio manager with several mixed use real estate development projects.
  • Assisted European materials company with sale of goods to, and supply agreement with, US company.
  • Assisted a healthcare company with private placement of convertible notes offering.
  • Assisted a wealth management advisory firm with an acquisition of a wealth management firm.
  • Assisted a CPA firm with a CPA firm acquisition.
  • Assisted medical coding services company in sale to strategic buyer.
  • Assisted a private individual with executive severance package relating to retail public company.
  • Represented several companies with succession planning of ownership and management.

Professional & Civic Engagement

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Senior Lawyers Division
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Association of Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises (AFHE)
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2014-2015)

Thought Leadership

  • "The Corporate Transparency Act: What It Means for You," Client Alert (December 8, 2023)
  • "The Corporate Transparency Act: What It Is and What It Means for Your Business," Client Alert (April 14, 2022)
  • "Restrictive Covenants: A Cautionary Tale," Client Alert (August 2, 2011)
  • "Georgia Retreats From Its Historic Hostility Toward Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements, But Employers May Have to Wait To Take Advantage," Client Alert (December 7, 2010)
  • "Your Clients Have Offshore Accounts or Investments - Keeping Them Out of the Crosshairs of the IRS," Client Alert (April 17, 2009)

Honors & Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Who's Who in Executives and Professionals
  • Recognized as one of Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite in Business and Corporate Law (2013)


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