Lee Barkley advises clients in general corporate matters, focusing on domestic and cross-border M&A. He has represented public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other complex and strategic transactions of all sizes. Lee advises clients in a variety of industries, including consumer products, energy, and life sciences. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, counseling individual and organizational pro bono clients on legal and strategic matters.
Recent representative experience includes acting on behalf of public and private clients such as Smith & Nephew, Randstad, HD Supply, Baker Hughes, and Newell Brands.
Prior to law school, Lee worked as a financial controller for Mercedes Benz U.S. International as part of an international management training program. He is a volunteer with the First Tee of Metro Atlanta, a member of the Executive Board of the Federalist Society Atlanta Young Lawyers Chapter, and a member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Mississippi State University Department of Finance & Economics.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2017; Articles Review Editor, Virginia Tax Review); Mississippi State University (B.B.A. in International Business summa cum laude 2012; B.A. in Spanish summa cum laude 2012; Society of Scholars)
- Intern, Office of Senator Roger F. Wicker, U.S. Senate (Summer 2012)