Rhys is Co-Leader of his firm's national M&A Group and has been selected by his peers as a Georgia Super Lawyer® in Mergers & Acquisitions and for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite. He focuses on the buying and selling of private companies.
Experience includes: 30+ years as an Atlanta M&A attorney, including 100+ M&A transactions; LL.M. in Taxation; Senior VP and General Counsel to a private equity group; President of a private company; Director of a public company; Member of Vistage International since 1996. For more information, you can view his full bio at http://www.NelsonMullins.com/RhysWilson or at http://www.linkedin.com/in/rhyswilson.
Rhys currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Atlanta Opera and the Advisory Board of CURE Childhood Cancer, Inc.
Rhys earned an LL.M. in Taxation from Emory University School of Law in 1985. He earned a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1979. While in law school, he was named to the Order of the Coif and Phi Kappa Phi, and served on the Editorial Board and as a Senior Editor of the Georgia Law Review. Rhys earned an A.B. degree from Duke University in 1976, where he was an A.J. Fletcher Scholar and a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1979||07/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|The Best Lawyers in America©||Best Lawyers®||2015|
|Georgia M&A Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||N/A|
|Recognized||Marquis Who's Who in America||N/A|
|Legal Elite||Georgia Trend Magazine||N/A|
|Partner & Co-Leader M&A Practice Group||Nelson Mullins||2006 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Business Law Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|Professional organizations and associations||Member||2003 - Present|
|Association for Corporate Growth||Member||1996 - Present|
|Vistage International||CEO Group Member||1996 - Present|
|GranQuartz Acquired by Harbour Group||GranQuartz Holdings, LLC sold to Harbour Group|
|Videolarm, Inc. Acquired by Moog Inc.||Sale of private business to public company|
|For More Info on Rhys||check out his profile on these sites:|
|Amazon.com||Why Buyers Prefer Taxable Asset Purchases and What this Means for Your M&A Transaction||2012|
|Deal Points (ABA Negotiated Acquisitions Committee)||Roll-Ups and Other Consolidation Plays||N/A|
|Vistage Voice||Is Your Industry Ripe for a Roll-Up?||N/A|
|Emory University School of Law||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||1985|
|University of Georgia School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Duke University||Public Policy Studies||A.B.||1976|
|Nov. 2013 Virtualboard Meeting||How to Get the Top Price for Your Business||2013|
|2013 Vistage Atlanta All-City Event||Getting Yours: What To Do Now To Maximize Your Business Value Upon Exit||2013|
|2013 CEO Strategy Summit||Death & Taxes: the Post-Election Outlook for Income and Estate Taxes||2013|
|2012 CEO Strategy Summit||Is 2012 the Year to Sell Your Business? Tax Considerations||2012|
|2011 CEO Strategy Summit||The New Georgia Non-Compete Law||2011|
|2010 CEO Strategy Summit||Exit Planning: Tax Considerations||2010|
|The Art of the Deal: Mergers & Acquisitions||Understanding Accounting Principles, Financial Statements and Business Valuation in M&A Transactions||2009|
|Client Lunch Briefing||Business Exit & Succession Planning||2009|
|2009 CEO Strategy Summit||How to Increase the Value of Your Business||2009|
|Client Lunch Briefing||How to Negotiate the Purchase or Sale of a Business||2008|
|CEO Meeting||Entrepreneur to Millionaire||2008|
|Business Builders||Reducing the Risk & Increasing the Value of Your Business||2008|
|2008 CEO Strategy Summit||How to Reduce the Risk — and Increase the Value -- of Your Business||2008|
|Atlanta CEO Summit||How to Reduce the Risk - and Increase the Value - of Your Business||2007|
|Atlanta CEO Summit||How to Exit Your Business Successfully||2006|
|GSU Society of Entrepreneurs||Moving from No-Man’s Land to the Promised Land — How to Reduce Investor and Lender Risk||2005|
|Atlanta CEO Summit||How to Negotiate the Purchase or Sale of a Business||2005|
|Atlanta CEO Summit||Tip and Tactics in M&A Transactions||2004|
|Atlanta CEO Summit||Protecting Your Company’s “Crown Jewels”||2003|
|Atlanta CEO Summit||Exit Strategies for Your Business||2002|