Robert J. Pile: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Robert J. Pile

Robert Pile
Phone404.853.8487

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Digital Economy
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Payments & E-Commerce
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8487
Fax: 404-853-8806
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Robert-J-Pile
 
University Stetson University, B.A.
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., with honors Senior Managing Editor, Florida Law Review, Order of the Coif
 
Admitted1991, Georgia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Former Chairman, Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member and Former Legal Counsel, Atlanta Bar Association
Former President, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Southeastern Chapter
Former Legal Counsel, Atlanta Bar Foundation

 
BornElmhurst, Illinois, October 22, 1962
 
Biography

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.

Selected Experience
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 2011 Client Service Award for delivering unsurpassed client service (2011)

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of Corporate/M&A in Georgia (2014)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of mergers and acquisitions law (2007-2014)

 
ISLN901407014
 

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The CFPB May Propose Standard Prepaid Card Fee Disclosure Rules
Keith J. Barnett,B. Knox Dobbins,Robert J. Pile,Jason D. Stone,Lewis S. Wiener, March 26, 2014
Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it is working on potential new consumer disclosure requirements for prepaid cards to standardize fee disclosures. The new disclosure requirements are being developed as part of a larger project by the CFPB to provide...

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Durbin Amendment Rules
Brian M. Murphy,Robert J. Pile,Marc A. Rawls,David A. Zimmerman, March 26, 2014
On March 21, 2014, in NACS, et. al. v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of the Federal Reserve’s interpretation of the Durbin Amendment. NACS and other merchant groups challenged the regulations...

Court Approves $7.25 Billion Settlement of Antitrust Class Action Relating to Visa and MasterCard Interchange Fees
James R. McGibbon,Robert J. Pile,Katherine M. Smallwood,Lewis S. Wiener, December 19, 2013
In the face of objections from some of the nation’s largest retailers, a New York federal judge has approved a massive settlement between a putative class of approximately 12 million merchants and Visa, MasterCard, and multiple banks over the issue of payment card interchange fees. In re...



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Robert J. Pile

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996




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