Sean P. Fogarty

Managing Partner

Direct: 404.873.8150
Fax: 404.873.8151
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Sean is AGG’s managing partner and a member of the Corporate & Finance team. Sean’s practice focuses on counseling middle-market businesses, financial investors, private equity sponsors, and entrepreneurs throughout the U.S. on both specific transactions and general operational issues. He has deep experience in all aspects of corporate transactional practice, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations, and corporate governance. Sean prides himself on offering his clients practical, business-centric legal advice.  His clients come from a variety of industries, such as transportation, distribution, food service, fitness, pest control, benefits administration, and pharmaceuticals.


  • Represented the sellers of a fintech company in the fraud detection space in a $140 million recapitalization transaction.
  • Represented the sellers of a pharmacy benefit management and specialty pharmacy in an exit transaction with a private equity buyer.
  • Represented a private equity-backed durable medical products company in its roll-up of businesses within the respiratory services space.
  • Represented the seller of an industry-leading niche beef processing facility.
  • Represented an industry-leading wholesale bookseller for colleges and universities in all mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, financing, and general corporate activities.
  • Represented various private equity-owned acquisition platforms across multiple industries.
  • Represented industry leader in the foodservice business, Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), in its domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and corporate structuring matters.
  • Represented sellers of a market-leading healthcare cost containment service provider for self-funded employers, public entities, municipalities, labor unions, brokers, and consultants.
  • Represented a family-owned employee benefits management company and captive insurance provider in an exit transaction.
  • Represented the seller in a control transaction and joint venture involving an activated carbon production facility.
  • Represented an issuer in a $150 million exchange offer to refinance high-yield notes.
  • Represented a buyer in a leveraged acquisition of majority control of a refrigerated trucking and brokerage business, including all related equity, debt, and restructuring issues, and the reorganized company in multiple follow-on acquisitions.
  • Represented a global ocean and air freight forwarder and logistics provider in connection with multiple acquisitions and roll-up of various domestic competitors with an Asian footprint.
  • Oversees the representation of franchisors in the fitness, pest control, restaurant, and hospitality industries.
  • Represented the management in an MBO in the refrigerated warehouse space.
  • Represented the owners of an industry-leading seller of used packaging and process equipment and machinery.
  • Represented sellers of hospice facilities throughout the southeastern United States to large private equity group.
  • Represented Rollins, Inc. in its acquisitions of pest, termite and wildlife services businesses nationwide, including the 2023 acquisition of Fox Pest Control.
  • Represented medical products provider in connection with its merger in its control transaction with NYSE-listed device company.
  • Represented largest US based Asian food service distributor in its acquisitions, financing and corporate governance matters.
  • Represented sellers of east-coast based transportation, logistics and customs clearance company in recapitalization transaction with large private equity group.
  • Represented acquirors of testosterone clinic platform with respect to both the purchase and financing transactions.


    • University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor
    • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts,
      with Distinction
    • State of Georgia
      • Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency (Board Member, 2013-18; Board Chair, 2016)


    • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers, Corporate/M&A, 2020-23
    • “Rising Star,” Georgia Super Lawyers, 2011, 2014-16

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