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- Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Secretary for a Public Company
- Responsible for Legal Affairs, SOX Compliance and Internal Audit
- Expertise in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, unsecured, secured and highly structured financing, restructuring, corporate law and corporate governance, litigation and legal management


Current Role:

Duties include those consistent with acting as a senior executive, general counsel and secretary for a New York Stock Exchange listed public company. Responsible for mergers and acquisitions, strategic leadership, corporate (board, general governance and compliance), securities, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, contracts, intellectual property matters and all other legal areas. Advise senior staff and Board of Directors regarding corporate, securities, acquisition/divestiture and other strategic issues.


Practice areas


  1. M & A: 25%
    22 years
  2. Business: 25%
    22 years
  3. International Law: 20%
    17 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    22 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($500-1000/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Neenah Paper, Inc

3460 Preston Ridge Road
Suite 600
Alpharetta, GA, 30005


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201007/15/2016
INAdministrative - Not authorized to practice200207/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Commencement SpeakerNorthwestern University2008
Class Academic RepresentativeNorthwestern University2007
Senior FellowTulane University Law School1994
Graduation with High HonorsTulane University Law School1994
Editor (Research), Tulane Journal of International LawTulane University Law School1993
Dean's ListUniversity of Virginia1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal OfficerNeenah Paper, Inc.2004 - Present
Associate General Counsel and Assistant SecretaryMariner Health Care2003 - 2004
Associate General Counsel and Assistant SecretaryAmerican Commercial Lines1998 - 2003
AssociateSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom1997 - 1998
AssociateShuttleworth Smith et al.1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2010 - Present
Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer FoundationMember, Board of Directors2008 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaAssistant Scoutmaster2003 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationCorporate Counsel Section1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Acquisition of FiberMark GermanySuccessful
Acquisition of Fox River Paper CompanySuccessful
Sale of Nova Scotia WoodlandsSuccessful
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Publication nameTitleDate
NMMA50 State Product Liability Manual1996
Tulane Law ReviewEnforcing Foreign Judgments1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawBusinessMBA2008
Tulane University Law SchoolLaw, Corporate, TaxJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Virginia School of LawHistoryBA1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mergers and AcquisitionsMergers and Acquisitions2010
International LawInternational Law2010