Abbey Mateer is a member of GDCR’s Business Transactions and Corporate group. She represents business owners and companies in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements, business disputes, formation and start up, restructurings, business succession planning and business continuity planning.
J.D., Mercer University, College of Law, Cum LaudeB.A., Communication Studies, University of Georgia
Ms. Mateer has experience assisting sole proprietorships, closely-held businesses and middle market companies in a variety of business and legal needs as well as in the development and negotiation of various business contracts, including development of formation documents and the negotiation of operational documents between multi-member or multi-shareholder companies, review and negotiation of commercial lease agreements, drafting contractor, sales representative, executive and employment agreements, review and development of shareholder agreements or buy-sell agreements amongst co-owners and applying for federal trademarks. She has also represented both minority and majority owners in negotiating effective resolutions in ownership disputes without litigation.
Ms. Mateer grew up immersed in the operation of a local family-owned small business, fueling her passion to create a collaborative legal experience for closely-held and family-owned businesses.
J.D., Mercer University, College of Law, Cum Laude
B.A., Communication Studies, University of Georgia
Representing a closely held staffing corporation with an administrative subsidiary and over 1,000 employees in sale of its business in an asset transaction for approximately $4 million.
Representing a healthcare service provider in negotiating an exclusive service agreement with General Electric.
Representing a closely held services corporation in a corporate restructure and subsequent sale of their assets to a publicly-traded Fortune 1000 corporation in excess of $100MM, including filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.
Representing a family-owned contracting business in an asset acquisition by an international services corporation, including a post-acquisition restructure to minimize tax impact.
Serving as primary counsel to a family-owned contracting services corporation in the sale of its business in an asset transaction, including the subsequent negotiation of an adjustment to the purchase price in connection with post-closing performance.
Representing a specialty pharmacy in an acquisition by one of the largest publicly-traded pharmacy services corporations in the United States.
Representing a closely held medical services company in a corporate restructure and strategic investment by a venture capital fund in excess of $10 million.
Representing an international manufacturing corporation in the drafting, negotiation and development of joint venture documents for a strategic alliance with an international partner.
Representing a closely held, multi-generational corporation in business succession planning and the successful implementation and adoption of a shareholder agreement to clarify exit plans for the primary shareholders.
Representing a closely held, multi-generational company as outside counsel in a variety of business needs.
Representing a closely held financial services company in multiple equity and debt financing transactions in excess of $4 million.
Serving as primary counsel to a large corporation with annual revenues in excess of $900 million in the successful negotiation of multiple commercial warehouse lease and sublease agreements.