Andrew T. Barksdale











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 a building supply distributor in a $26 million asset sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented the selling shareholders of an international real estate management company in a $170 million stock sale to a private equity firm.
  • Represented Oconee Regional Medical Center in its sale to Navicent Health.
  • Represented a commercial door supplier in its $30 million stock sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest bus dealerships in its asset sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented a data analytics firm in a $135 million merger with a Middle Eastern strategic buyer.
  • Represented a product manufacturer in its $10 million acquisition of a west coast competitor.
  • Represented the selling shareholders of a home goods manufacturer in a $24 million stock sale to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented a shareholder of an international technology consulting and staffing company in a strategic buy-out.
  • Represented an industrial mat manufacturer in its acquisition of a southeast competitor.
  • Represented multiple physicians, on the buy and sell side, in the sale or acquisition of medical practices.
  • Represented a commercial waste disposal and recycling company in its asset sale to a strategic buyer.

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)


  • 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)


  • 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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