Robert L. Welch

Robert L. Welch: Attorney with Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
  • Partner at Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
  • 303 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 3500, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Rob has been with Drew, Eckl & Farnham for over 25 years and leads its Corporate and Transactional Practice Group. He focuses on providing outside general counsel services to for-profit and nonprofit businesses in a wide range of industries, including:
•Healthcare Services
•Software and Technology
•Property Management
•Industrial Recycling
•Insurance Claims Investigation
•Construction Management
Rob works closely with corporate leadership to meet day-to-day legal challenges and accomplish long-term strategic objectives. His clients range from closely-held local businesses to mid-market national and multi-national companies. Rob also has extensive civil litigation experience, giving him valuable perspective in advising clients with regard to corporate risk management and litigation avoidance. Rob regularly advises clients regarding:
•Corporate compliance
•Regulatory compliance (including HIPAA and Medicare/Medicaid)
•Contract negotiation and management
•Mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate restructuring
•Banking and corporate finance
•Commercial lending
•Commercial real estate purchase and leasing
•Software/intellectual property licensing
•Music production and publishing
•Corporate sponsorship
•Executive compensation
•Product supply and distribution
•Government contracting

Businesses Succession and Estate Planning

As an extension of his representation of closely held businesses, Rob advises business owners on succession planning strategies. Whether “succession planning” means passing a business down through the family, a management led buyout, or a sale to a third party, Rob’s understanding of the dynamics of business ownership gives him the insight needed to structure an effective succession plan. In addition, Rob works with high net-worth individuals and families in structuring complex trust and estate planning solutions to efficiently transfer assets to subsequent generations.

Related News, Publications & Presentations

Robert L. Welch has been named one of the recommended three Georgia trusts and estates attorneys . Firm News. February 2018.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Cyber Insurance and Data Privacy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-885-6405  Phone
University Attended:
State University of West Georgia, B.A., cum laude, 1985; Georgia State University, M.S. in Finance, 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1989
Year of First Admission:
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; United State District Courts, Northern District, Middle District of Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia; 1989, Georgia; Court of Appeals of Georgia


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State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association


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