Mr. Robert "Bob" W. Grout

Mr. Robert "Bob" W. Grout: Attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP AV stamp icon
  • Retired Partner at Troutman Sanders LLP (582 Attorneys)
  • Bank of America Plaza, 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Bob is a senior partner with Troutman Sanders and is a member of the firm's Opinion Committee. His specialties and areas of concentration include mergers and acquisitions and business organizations and reorganizations, particularly the acquisition or disposition of non-publicly held companies, both domestic and foreign; the negotiation and structuring of domestic and foreign joint ventures and partnerships; and the representation of early-stage businesses in the procurement of capital and other funds. Bob concentrates his practice in the specialty area of acquisitions (stock purchases, asset purchases and mergers), with emphasis on early stage legal needs (initial negotiations, letter of intent, negotiation of the transaction structure and negotiation of terms of the definitive agreement). He also counsels businesses in all phases of the commercial process.

Bob also devotes a significant portion of his practice to the general representation of the affairs of business clients, with emphasis on corporate planning, developing strategies in various types of negotiated corporate and financial transactions and managing the relationships between and among management, directors, shareholders, partners and members in corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.

Other Distinctions

Recognized as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Law by Chambers USA ( 2003-2008).

Achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Selected as one of Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite (2004-2008).

Selected as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine for Mergers & Acquisitions Law excellence (2004-2011).

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Securities Law (2005-2013).

Listed in Who's Who in American Law, 2005-2008 editions.

Who's Who in America (2008)

Work Experience

Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1974-present
Member, Opinion Committee
Former Section Chief, Corporate Section
Former Member of Executive Committee
Former Member of Partner Compensation Committee
Former Chairman of Technology Committee

Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1969-1973


· American Bar Association

· State Bar of Georgia (Member, Business Section)

· Atlanta Bar Association

· Occasional lecturer to State Bar of Georgia Corporate & Banking Law Institute

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Ventures
  • Securities & Corporate Governance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-396-2295  Phone
404.885.3152  Phone
404.962.6789  Fax
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1966
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia, J.D., 1969
Year of First Admission:
Supreme Court of Georgia; 1969, Georgia; 1975, U.S. Supreme Court; Georgia Court of Appeals
American Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia (Member, Business Section); Atlanta Bar Association.

Birth Information:
Memphis, Tennessee, 1944

Peer Reviews

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    Bank of America Plaza , 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000
    Atlanta, GA 30308

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