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Front Page - Friday, January 15, 2016

McKinney joins Chambliss law firm’s business transaction group

Laura McKinney

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel last week welcomed attorney Laura McKinney to the law firm’s business practice. McKinney will assist Chambliss clients with corporate and commercial matters including acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial contracts.

McKinney joins Chambliss after nearly eight years at Debevoise & Plimpton, a large international firm in New York City, where she advised clients on various business matters. Laura’s experience there included complex cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. Fluent in Spanish and familiar with Portuguese, McKinney is a strong international transactional attorney with experience consummating transactions in South American countries, including Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela. Her domestic and international experience with joint ventures spans across the following sectors: energy, logistics, chemical, mining, and home appliance. In addition, McKinney has experience with business transactions in the beverage, health care, and software industries.

McKinney will advise Chambliss clients in the areas of domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, in addition to assisting with distribution agreements, strategic alliances, commercial contracts, and other business matters.

A native of Cleveland, Tenn., McKinney received her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she served as article editor for the International Law Journal. She graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in European Studies. At Vanderbilt, McKinney became a member of the nation’s oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences, Phi Beta Kappa Society.

For more information about McKinney’s experience and services, visit chamblisslaw.com.

Source: Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel