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Edward R. Christian

Edward R. Christian
  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Alabama (2007)
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law (1994)
  • B.A., cum laude, Washington and Lee University (1991)
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell„™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Corporate/Commercial (2010-2015)
  • Best Lawyers In America, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2009-2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Birmingham, Alabama (2015)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate (2012-2014)
  • Rotary Club of Birmingham
  • Grace House Ministries, Vice Chairman
  • Represented private equity firm in multi-million dollar acquisition of restaurant chain.

  • Represented manufacturer in sale of multi-million dollar manufacturing facility.

  • Represented manufacturer in multi-million dollar assembly agreement.

  • Represented accounting firm in connection with sale of business.

  • Represented large manufacturer in a joint venture of a new product.

  • Represented health club in multi-million dollar sale of health club chain.

  • Represented restaurant franchise in multi-million dollar acquisition.

  • Represented local restaurant chain in all phases of business.

  • Represented construction company in multi-million dollar acquisition.

  • Represented manufacturing client in multi-million dollar loan transaction.

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Commercial Contracts Mergers & Acquisitions International Law & Tax Corporate

Ed practices in the firm's Corporate & Tax Practice Group, and represents a variety of privately held companies for which he provides representation and advice on mergers & acquisitions and general business, corporate and contractual matters.

Ed has significant experience in the manufacturing industry, in particular automotive.  Ed regularly assists manufacturing clients with all phases of the manufacturing process including financing, supply contracts, customer contracts, joint ventures and other strategic alliances.

Ed also has significant experience in the restaurant industry including mergers & acquisitions, employment agreements, franchise agreements and minority investments.

Ed serves on the firm’s Executive Committee.