Kristi K. North

Associate

Atlanta
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Overview

Kristi North focuses her corporate practice on advising public and private companies regarding mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and intellectual property issues. She has counseled and assisted clients in middle-market stock and asset sales and mergers, playing an integral role on deal teams from the initial stages through closing. A former collegiate and professional tennis player, Kristi is detail oriented and driven to meet her clients’ business objectives.

Select Experience

  • Represented a leading provider of online marketplaces and clearing services in its acquisition of an innovative technology company.
  • Assisted a global information solutions company in its asset purchase of a popular trade show.
  • Managed a private equity company’s investment in the air ambulance business, which included counseling on regulatory matters.
  • Assisted a public company in the oil industry with the buyout of its joint venture partner.
  • Represented private equity investors in their purchase of in-home nursing care companies.
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Experience

  • Represented a leading provider of online marketplaces and clearing services in its acquisition of an innovative technology company.
  • Assisted a global information solutions company in its asset purchase of a popular trade show.
  • Managed a private equity company’s investment in the air ambulance business, which included counseling on regulatory matters.
  • Assisted a public company in the oil industry with the buyout of its joint venture partner.
  • Represented private equity investors in their purchase of in-home nursing care companies.
  • Represented early stage start-ups to large publicly held companies, including a global airline, in trademark matters, which involved trademark selection, clearance and prosecution; general intellectual property counseling; and drafting a wide range of agreements relating to the protection, development, licensing, distribution and transfer of intellectual property and technology.
  • Counseled a national trade association on compliance issues, statutory requirements and best practices.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

  • Emory Public Interest Committee: Volunteer Coordinator

Pro Bono

  • Managed the charitable solicitation registration and renewal process for a national nonprofit corporation throughout the United States.
  • Assisted regional nonprofit corporations with corporate formation, the tax-exemption process and statutory compliance.

Industries

Prior Positions

  • McKenna Long & Aldridge: Associate
  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Chief Justice Hugh Thompson of the Georgia Supreme Court and the Honorable S. Lark Ingram, Cobb County

Admissions

  • Georgia

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2013; Order of the Coif; Executive Notes and Comments Editor, Emory Law Journal
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008, summa cum laude; Captain, Georgia Tech Women's Varsity Tennis Team