Wendy Wolfenbarger Kraby focuses on corporate and business law, as well as real estate development law.
Her corporate practice includes corporate formation and governance matters, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, joint ventures, and private securities offerings.
Ms. Kraby often serves as general counsel to businesses handling day-to-day matters including vendor, sales and distribution contracts, employment contracts and non-competes. She has a specialty in working with software and technology companies, including start-ups. Such work often includes financing, private securities offerings, SaaS/IoT contracts, intellectual property issues and nondisclosure agreements.
Ms. Kraby has extensive experience in development law to include acquisition, land use/zoning, infrastructure, lending, title matters, and construction and subcontractor agreements. She has worked with local and national banks regarding issues of bank agreements/participations, regulatory compliance, real estate development and business loans, borrower defaults and foreclosures.
Born in Seattle, Washington, Ms. Kraby has lived most of her life in Atlanta, alternating between inside and outside the perimeter. A University of Georgia graduate who was the managing editor of the Red & Black student newspaper, she went on to become a writer and editor at CNN before earning her law degree at Georgia State University’s College of Law.
At Georgia State Law, Ms. Kraby interned for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, former Judge Penny Brown Reynolds of the Fulton County State Court, and Atlanta Legal Aid Society. She also served as a graduate research assistant in the Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and for Professor Colin Crawford in land use and development law.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kraby was an attorney for Miles, Hansford & Tallant, LLC in North Georgia and Andre & Blaustein, LLP in Atlanta, Georgia.