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Cheryl V. Shaw

Partner

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
cheryl.shaw@nelsonmullins.com

Cheryl Shaw is a transactional attorney who practices in both the public and private sector.  Cheryl is experienced in a broad range of business transactions, including all areas of commercial real estate, finance (public and private), contracts, SPLOST, public procurement, mergers, acquisitions, and education law.  Cheryl also provides counsel on governmental benefit plans, pension and...

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Cheryl Shaw is a transactional attorney who practices in both the public and private sector.  Cheryl is experienced in a broad range of business transactions, including all areas of commercial real estate, finance (public and private), contracts, SPLOST, public procurement, mergers, acquisitions, and education law.  Cheryl also provides counsel on governmental benefit plans, pension and retirement plans, and health and welfare plan compliance. 

retirement plans, and health and welfare plan compliance. 

Cheryl Shaw is a transactional attorney who practices in both the public and private sector.  Cheryl is experienced in a broad range of business transactions, including all areas of commercial real estate, finance (public and private), contracts, SPLOST, public procurement, mergers, acquisitions, and education law.  Cheryl also provides counsel on governmental benefit plans, pension and... retirement plans, and health and welfare plan compliance. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Experienced in PPACA healthcare reform, HIPAA, COBRA and general health and welfare plan compliance
  • Experienced in executive compensation and employee benefits issues in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Advises on tax issues, including Section 409A compliance with respect to executive incentive plans
  • Experienced in tax and business matters impacting business organizations, including formation, operation, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, expansions and financing
  • Regularly advises clients on routine and high end business and real estate transactions
  • Routinely counsels school districts on various real estate matters, TADS, e-Rate, e-Verify, procurement and contracting

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, JD
  • Emory University School of Law, LLM, Taxation
  • Emory University, BA

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Practice Areas

Industries

  • Member, The State Bar Association of Georgia
    • Corporate Counsel Section and Real Property Law Section
  • Affiliate Member, Georgia Association of Business Brokers
  • Former Director, North Atlanta Tax Council (1995-1997)
  • Instructor, Metro Brokers GMAC commercial classes
  • Member, Board of Directors, Essential Theater
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