KARA WILLIAMSON

kwilliamson@trusted-counsel.com
(404) 898-2900

Professional Experience

Kara serves as general corporate counsel to various small- to mid-size companies with respect to commercial and corporate transactions. Her practice involves drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts such as customer and vendor contracts and license agreements; memoranda and securities filings in connection with private placement offerings; transaction documents for purchase and sale transactions; as well as equity and debt financings and formation documents, including charters and operating and shareholders agreements. She also works on trademark matters for many of her clients.

Kara is married to her husband, Brian, and they have two young boys. She enjoys being with her family, cheering on her beloved Volunteers and Braves as well as volunteering in the community and at her boys’ elementary school.

Education:

J.D., 2007, Georgia State University College of Law, cum laude
B.A., 1999, Agnes Scott College, cum laude

Professional & Business Affiliations:

American Bar Association
Georgia Bar Association

NONPROFIT BOARDS:

The Soaring Owls Foundation, Inc. Board Member 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS:

  • Represented a benefit services company in the sale of its business for approximately $10 million
  • Represented a medical cannabis company in various debt and equity financings
  • Represented a home inspection company in the sale of its business
  • Represented a dental and orthodontic management company in the purchase of, and strategic relationship with, various private practices
  • Represented a printing/technology company in the sale of its business to a public company for approximately $40 million
  • Represented an online payment provider in the sale of its business for approximately $5 million
  • Represented an email marketing software provider in the sale of its business for $2.7 million
  • Represented a tourist/event company in a corporate restructuring, including the sale of preferred stock and the conversion of $11 million of existing indebtedness into preferred stock
  • Represented a large medical service company in connection with its restructuring, recapitalization and establishment of $125 million credit facility
  • Represented a national health services firm in connection with its $32-million acquisition of an endoscopic management services company
  • Represented a large ambulatory services company in connection with its $150-million acquisition of a dialysis company and 23 joint ventures and a $75-million private equity investment
  • Represented a sports event company in its $230-million sale to a private equity firm
  • Represented a publicly traded home health and hospice company in connection with several acquisitions of and joint ventures with home health and hospice agencies and long-term acute care hospitals
  • Represented a laboratory company in connection with its initial public offering (withdrawn)
  • Represented a hospital system in connection with the acquisition of several physician practices
  • Represented a national health services firm in connection with an equity financing and the acquisition of several health care service companies, including a perfusion services company and a surgical first assist services company

Presentations, Publications, Etc.:

  • Co-author, “The Truancy Intervention Project: Our TIPs for Success,” Hofstra University School of Law Family Court Review (July 2012)