Andrew J. Schutt is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice and a member of the Economic Development and Public Finance and International Business Practices. He serves as co-Chair of the Corporate and Securities Practice.
Mr. Schutt focuses on representing fast growing companies with complex issues including corporate formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing agreements, licensing transactions, private offerings, and venture capital investments, and has significant experience assisting companies in securing incentives and grants from various state agencies. Andrew has represented both domestic and international clients in a number of industries including eCommerce and eBusiness, telecommunications, payment systems, pipeline, entertainment and sports, automotive manufacturing, medical technology, and business services. In addition, he assists U.S. companies in transactions with foreign companies and has represented companies based in Belgium, China, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Japan and Russia.
Notably, Mr. Schutt has nearly three years of in-house legal experience, having been placed as a contractor with the legal department of Firm clients in the pipeline, payment systems, and medical device industries, giving him a well-rounded view from both the law firm and company perspective. In this capacity, Mr. Schutt interacted frequently with company executives and business leaders.
Mr. Schutt, a former professional radio air personality, is happily married to his wife Wendi. They live in metro Atlanta and have six children and two dogs.