Gregory S. Curran
Chairman of the Firm
PROFILE
AWARDS
AFFILIATIONS

Gregory’s Profile

Greg focuses his corporate practice on providing the following areas of service:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions – handles a variety of mergers and acquisitions transactions, as well as joint ventures, for both private and public companies
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital –  regularly represents venture capital and private equity investors, as well as early stage and growth stage companies, in connection with a variety of venture capital, private equity, CAPCO and other similar financing transactions
  • Private Investment Fund Formation – assists with the formation of private equity and venture capital funds, hedge funds and fund of funds, real estate investment funds, as well as advises fund managers and investment advisors on all matters relating to the regulation and investment activities thereof
  • General Counsel Services – provides ongoing strategic business and legal advice to numerous private and public companies regarding matters of corporate governance, dispute resolution, crisis management, strategic planning and communications, among others
  • Securities Offerings – represents both public and private companies in connection with public offerings of debt and equity securities, including numerous public offerings, including IPOs, and private placement transactions from early and growth stage companies

Greg’s success has earned him numerous accolades, among which is his distinguished Band 1 ranking as a Leading Corporate Practitioner by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He is consistently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Law and Venture Capital Law, as well as being tapped by Best Lawyers® as the “Lawyer of the Year” in 2010 and 2015 for Corporate Governance and Compliance, in 2017 as “Lawyer of the Year” in Securities/Capital Markets Law and again in 2019 in the area of Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law.

Gregory’s Awards

  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in the area of Corporate/Commercial (2004-Present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, and Venture Capital Law (2006-present)
  • Best Lawyers® 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Best Lawyers® 2010 and 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Compliance Law
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers for Mergers & Acquisitions (2016-present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers for Corporate Governance & Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities & Corporate Finance (2008-2015)
  • Birmingham Magazine‘s “Top Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer” (2011, 2013)
  • Birmingham Business Journal‘s “Best of Bar” for Corporate & Securities (2006)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rating

Gregory’s Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Birmingham Business Alliance, Vice Chairman of Public Policy (2018)
  • Downtown Rotary Club
  • Birmingham Venture Club, Board of Directors; President (2008)
  • Grace House Ministries, Board of Directors
BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama
EDUCATION
University of Alabama School of Law (1989, J.D.)
Vanderbilt University (1985, B.A.)
News
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