Edward W. Kallal, Jr.
Partner, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Kallal has been practicing corporate law since 1980. The focus of Mr. Kallal’s practice is in corporate law, international law, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and private equity. He has represented:
Both buyers and sellers in a variety of business combina-tion transactions for public and private clients, including asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions and mergers;
Both borrowers and lenders in secured and unsecured loan transactions; and
Both investors and issuers in private equity transactions.
He has represented a number of clients in the negotiation of cross-border joint venture arrangements, including companies from Mexico, Canada, Ireland, Russia, Sweden, France and Singapore. These have included arrangements to jointly manufacture in the United States and abroad, strategic partnering, and the operation of non-manufacturing establishments abroad. He has also practiced in the securities area, and is an authority on the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act. He serves as general outside counsel for several clients in different industries.

Ed has led the firm’s China initiative and has recently returned from a ten-week trip to China’s major cities where he met with numerous business and government officials.

Mr. Kallal is a member of the American and Atlanta Bar Associations. He received his law degree from Duke University where he graduated with distinction.