Bob Pile focuses on business transactions with an emphasis on acquisition and disposition transactions, restructurings and strategic relationships. Bob represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions involving both private and publicly held companies, restructuring transactions involving privately held companies and joint ventures, private and public securities offerings and governance matters involving both public and private companies. Bob has particular experience with clients in the payment card industry, working on compliance and other issues required by the Durbin Amendment, part of the sweeping Dodd-Frank legislation.
Bob is a member of Sutherland's Legal Project Management core team, where he helps develop processes and tools for improving the efficient and effective delivery of legal services.
Sutherland serves as lead transaction counsel to First Data in formation of Bank of America Merchant Services.
Sutherland represents financial institution in creating multi-year license and services arrangement with leading payment card network.
Sutherland represents technology company in complex acquisition.
Awards and Rankings
Honored with BTI Consulting Group's Client Service Award for delivering unsurpassed client service (2011, 2015)
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of Corporate/M&A in Georgia (2013-2015)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of mergers and acquisitions law (2007-2016)