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Wayne N. Bradley advises public and private companies in connection with a variety of strategic matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also works with clients on corporate finance, distress, commercial contracts, commercial lending and internal investigation matters. He is a trusted advisor on a wide variety of both business and legal issues. Mr. Bradley assists clients in a broad array of industries, including paper and corrugated, aviation and aerospace, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, apparel, poultry, automotive and service industries, among others. He has particularly extensive experience representing non-U.S. companies in connection with their U.S. operations and transactions. In addition, Mr. Bradley advises clients in the private equity and venture capital industry. Mr. Bradley has been consistently ranked by Chambers USA as one of the leading Corporate/M&A lawyers in Georgia and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law categories for the past eight years. He is also recommended by The Legal 500 as one of eleven leading middle-market M&A lawyers nationwide and was singled out by clients, especially for inbound cross-border transactions, often involving the manufacturing sector. He has been named one of the top 100 lawyers in Georgia by Atlanta Magazine, and recognized as a member of Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine. Mr. Bradley was also named to the 100-member national BTI Transaction All-Star Team.


Prior to attending law school, Mr. Bradley worked for Russ Berrie & Co., Inc. (NYSE:RUS), where he held several managerial positions. Mr. Bradley clerked for The Honorable Emmett R. Cox, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Emory Law Journal.


Association for Corporate Growth, Atlanta Chapter, Past Secretary and Director Atlanta Bar Association, Business and Finance Section, Past Member of Board of Directors British American Business Group, Board of Directors General Counsel Forum, Atlanta Chapter, Board of Directors State Bar of Georgia, Corporate Code Committee Thione International, Inc., Board of Directors


J.D., Emory University School of Law, with distinction, 1990 B.A., Rutgers College, 1983

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