Thomas B. Hyman, Jr.

Thomas B. Hyman, Jr.: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP AV stamp icon
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Thomas B. Hyman, Jr. represents clients throughout the country in purchases and sales of businesses. Named as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of corporate law every year since 1995, Tom is a member of Eversheds Sutherland (US)'s Corporate Practice Group.

An active member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section's Mergers and Acquisitions Committee for more than 20 years, Tom co-chaired that committee’s Joint Venture Task Force. As such, he was a principal drafter of ABA Model Joint Venture Agreement with Commentary (2006). Tom also co-authored the “Illustrative Legal Opinions” and related commentary included in the ABA Model Stock Purchase Agreement with Commentary (Second Edition 2010).

Selected Experience

Represented international construction manufacturing company in nationwide M&A program
Served as the lead lawyer in more than 75 Coca- Cola Bottling Company M&A transactions

Awards and Rankings

Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America in the area of corporate law (2015)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of corporate law (1995-2019)

Included in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2013)

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., with honors
Law School Attended:
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., with honors
Year of First Admission:
1969, Florida; 1970, District of Columbia; 1970, Georgia

Professional Activities
Member, ABA Business Law Section's Mergers and Acquisition Committee; Co-chair of that committee's Joint Venture Task Force, Chair, Editorial Committee, ABA Model Joint Venture Agreement with Commentary (2006), Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Trustee Emeritus, Randolph College (founded as Randolph-Macon Woman's College in 1891)
Former Member, Board of Directors, Alliance Theatre Company
Former Member, Board of Directors, Georgia Justice Project

Birth Information:
Polk County, Florida, June 24, 1944

Peer Reviews

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Atlanta, Georgia

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