Tanner D. Ivie


Direct: 404.873.8788
Fax: 404.873.8789
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Tanner is a partner in the Corporate & Finance practice and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Finance & Securities Offerings, Corporate Governance, and Strategic Alliances & Joint Ventures practices.

Tanner’s practice focuses on counseling clients, both privately owned and publicly held, in various transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, commercial contracts, and corporate governance matters. In addition, Tanner represents private equity funds, real estate funds, and sponsors in connection with private offerings and syndications. Tanner also routinely represents investors (including institutional equity partners) and developers in connection with the formation and negotiation of real estate joint ventures.

Tanner graduated with honors from both Furman University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, and the University of Georgia School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable B. Avant Edenfield of the Southern District of Georgia in Savannah.


  • Represented the seller of a hospice and palliative care services provider in Georgia in a sale to one of the nation’s largest providers of diversified home and community-based health and pharmacy services.

  • Represents a private investment firm in connection with its acquisitions of and investments in manufacturing, distribution, and business services companies in the Southeastern United States.

  • Represented a boutique private investment firm focused on consumer-facing health, wellness, active lifestyle, and outdoor companies in the acquisition of a majority interest in a global manufacturer of training equipment, workout programs, and education courses.

  • Represented the sellers of a hospice and palliative care services provider in Georgia and South Carolina in a sale to a private investment firm.

  • Represented a leading multi-billion dollar private equity fund in numerous transactions in the hospitality sector.


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Juris Doctor,
    summa cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review
  • Furman University, Bachelor of Arts - History and Political Science,
    magna cum laude
  • State of Georgia 2011
    • Association for Corporate Growth


  • Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021-24

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