Burr & Forman

Ed Snow

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  • LL.M., Banking Law, Boston University School of Law (1988)
  • J.D., University of Tennessee School of Law (1987)
  • B.A., Brigham Young University (1984)



  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association Business Law Section, Former Chair
  • Georgia State Bar Association Business Law Section and Uniform Commercial Code Committee
  • Georgia State Bar Association Business Law Section Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Former Chair
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Banking & Finance (2009-2020)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Banking (2010-2014, 2016-2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking & Finance Law (2006-2020), Securitization and Structured Finance Law (2012-2020)
  • Georgia's "Who's Who Legal," Banking
  • American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
  • Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, Board Member and Board Co-Chair
  • Host of informal "Tour the Bible Through the Carlos Museum" program for church and synagogue groups on weekends
  • Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors Member
  • Chair and speaker, annual ICLE Ethics & Professionalism seminar, "Ancient Foundations and Modern Equivalents," Michael C. Carlos Museum

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Ed Snow practices in the Atlanta office of the firm and practices in the firm's Lending Practice Group.

Ed has practiced law since 1988 and is admitted to practice in Georgia and Tennessee. He represents banks, finance companies, funds and borrowers in the middle and large corporate markets and his clients include: Wells Fargo Bank, JPMorgan Chase Bank, BB&T, Regions Bank, Atlantic Capital Bank, Synovus Bank, First Citizens Bank, Chatham Capital and MidCap Financial Services, among others.

Ed has extensive experience with the following kinds of lending/borrowing transactions: accounts receivable and inventory finance; cash flow finance; mezzanine finance; health care finance; equipment finance; joint venture finance; leveraged acquisition finance; unsecured finance; letters of credit finance; asset securitizations; media, high tech and telecommunications finance; real estate finance; loan syndications and participations; workouts, restructurings and forbearance arrangements; secured party sales; debtor-in-possession finance; and loan purchases and sales.

Ed Snow is also a member of the firm’s Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions Group and advises banks, financial institutions and other businesses in these areas, including regarding blockchain financial transaction applications, electronic and digital signatures, electronic loan documents and other contracts (aka, electronic records) and collateral consisting of electronic chattel paper, transferable records and other electronic assets. Ed is a frequent speaker and author on these topics and is a member of The Electronic Signatures and Records Association.

Ed Snow is a former adjunct professor of contracts and contract drafting at Emory Law School. He frequently writes and speaks on lending and other legal topics and has lectured for the National Business Institute, Lorman Education Services, and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, as well as the Emory University Law and Religion Program and other organizations.