David M. Ivey

Of Counsel

Atlanta
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F +1.404.459.5734

Overview

A corporate transactions lawyer, David Ivey represents publicly traded and closely held businesses in general business matters, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures, and general contractual relationships.

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  • Represented a publicly traded, U.S.-based financial services company in connection with its acquisition of the payments divisions of several publicly traded financial institutions, its acquisition of a publicly traded payments processor, its formation of a strategic alliance with a major European financial institution and its merger with a major U.S.-based financial institution.
  • Managed more than 100 transactions in the payments industry.
  • Served on boards of directors, audit committees and compensation committees of several public and private companies.
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Experience

  • Represented a publicly traded, U.S.-based financial services company in connection with its acquisition of the payments divisions of several publicly traded financial institutions, its acquisition of a publicly traded payments processor, its formation of a strategic alliance with a major European financial institution and its merger with a major U.S.-based financial institution.
  • Managed more than 100 transactions in the payments industry.
  • Served on boards of directors, audit committees and compensation committees of several public and private companies.
  • Represented several private equity firms in the acquisition and sale of numerous portfolio companies in a variety of industries. 
  • Represented a publicly traded company in the pulp and paper industry in connection with its spin-off from a large publicly traded consumer products company. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2008 to 2018)
    • Atlanta: Corporate Law

Pro Bono

  • United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta: General Counsel

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable William C. O’Kelley, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia (1975 to 1977)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Education

  • J.D., Mercer University School of Law, 1975; Administrative Editor, Mercer Law Review
  • B.A., Duke University, 1971