Andrew Hamilton Ellis

171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
(404) 873-8762 phone
(404) 873-8763fax

Andrew Hamilton Ellis is a partner in the Corporate & Securities and Mergers & Acquisition Practices.

Mr. Ellis represents public and private corporations, private equity funds, financial advisors, and boards of directors in mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions, including tender offers, reorganizations, private placements, cross-border and distressed M&A. He also regularly advises clients on federal securities laws compliance, corporate governance matters, anti-takeover measures, venture capital investments, and joint venture transactions, as well as general day-to-day corporate matters.

Mr. Ellis has significant experience in strategic transactions involving privately-held and family-owned businesses; having guided family ownership groups and their financial partners through multiple exit transactions, as well as representing private equity and strategic buyers in similar transactions.

Mr. Ellis has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including entertainment and sports, financial services, telecommunications, REITs and real estate, logistics, health care and life sciences, aerospace and defense manufacturing, energy, retail and the Internet.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Ellis was a nationally-broadcast financial journalist for a Peabody Award-winning business newsmagazine.