Tim Mann's diverse background combines legal practice with hands-on business leadership and investment experience. Tim has a unique perspective as a highly skilled M&A lawyer and an accomplished corporate executive, and this professional background gives him a level of insight that is a tremendous asset to clients as they seek to enter into corporate transactions involving public and private M&A and corporate governance matters, including executive compensation and general corporate counseling.
Tim has served as president and chief executive officer of two publicly traded companies — Axiall Corporation and Acsys, Inc. He led Axiall, a chemicals and building products company, through the defense of a hostile takeover process resulting in the agreed sale of the company to Westlake Corporation. He led Acsys, a temporary staffing company, from its founding through more than 10 acquisitions, its initial public offering, and in a sale to a strategic buyer.
He has served as general counsel or interim general counsel to three NYSE-listed companies — Axiall, Louisiana Pacific Corporation, and Mueller Water Products. Most recently, he was executive managing director of the Arnold Palmer Group, which is comprised of the business and philanthropic interests of the late golfer Arnold Palmer.
In addition, he served as a general partner in an Atlanta and Zurich-based venture capital fund.
Tim has been a member of the board of directors of several companies and is also a frequent speaker on a variety of topics, including mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate governance issues, and venture capital.
- October 12, 2011
Public Company M&A, 7th Annual Southeastern M&A Forum
- September 26, 2008
M&A Finance - an Oxymoron in Today's Market?, 4th Annual Southeastern M&A Forum
- June 2007
Fund Issues, Southeastern Private Equity Summitt 2007, West Legalworks
- May 2007
Perfecting the Auction, 36th Annual ACG InterGrowth Conference
- September 2005
Trends in Private Equity, Southeast Mergers and Acquisitions Forum, Atlanta Bar Association
- June 2005
Teleco M&A, Planning for M&A Success, Strategic Research Institute
- October 2004
Trends and Developments in Private Equity, 23rd Annual Business Law Institute, ICLE of Georgia
- November 2003
Re-Visiting Venture Capital Opportunities, Super Investor 2003, The 3rd Annual Private Equity, Venture Capital and Institutional Investment Summit
- 2nd Quarter 2000
Shaking the Money Tree, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
- The University of Georgia (J.D. 1992); University of Florida (B.A. in Accounting 1987)
- Listed numerous times in Chambers USA and Georgia Super Lawyers for corporate/M&A