Carol Starnes focuses her practice on M&A, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. She advises public and private companies on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and corporate restructuring. Carol also advises companies on matters related to takeover preparedness, shareholder activism, and board self-assessments and has represented early and growth stage companies during formation and financing transactions.
While in law school, Carol completed an in-house legal externship at a large chemical corporation in Atlanta where she gained work experience in regulatory compliance and employment matters. She also spent a semester in a clinic advising several small start-up businesses on legal issues relating to entity formation and privacy.
Before attending law school, Carol taught school for two years in the Mississippi Delta through Teach For America.
- University of Georgia (J.D. 2017; Executive Managing Editor, Georgia Law Review; B.S. in International Affairs 2012; Phi Beta Kappa)