- Digital Economy
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Securities & Corporate Governance
- Payments & E-Commerce
- Hospitality & Leisure
- Insurance M&A and Demutualizations
- Media & Telecommunications Transactions
|Contact Info||Telephone: 404.853.8107|
|University ||Northwestern University, B.A.|
|Law School||Duke University School of Law, J.D., with distinction Note and Comment Editor, Duke Law Journal, Order of the Coif|
Served for 20 years as legal counsel to the Atlanta Bar Association
Former President, former Board member, Georgia Innocence Project, Inc.
|Born||St. Louis, Missouri, February 24, 1949|
Mark Kaufman offers clients insights gained over of a long career in corporate and securities law. Mark works with domestic and foreign companies in a variety of businesses, including consumer and industrial products, finance, fulfillment, health care, hospitality, insurance, payment systems, manufacturing, restaurants and textiles. He guides fast-growth companies through their start-ups, financing and public offerings and sales. Mark has worked on a wide variety of transactions involving public and private companies, including acquisitions and sales of businesses in Europe, Latin America and China as well as the U.S.
Peers and professional organizations have recognized Mark for his work in mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts, by Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, and by The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.
Sutherland represents Spectrum Brands in purchase of FURminator.
Sutherland advises Spectrum Brands in merger with Russell Hobbs Inc. and multiple M&A deals.
Sutherland represents Rio Tinto in $185 million sale of Alcan Cable.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in the area of corporate mergers and acquisitions (2003-2015)
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts (2008-2009)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions (2005-2015)
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