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Michael E. Hollingsworth II

Partner

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

Michael Hollingsworth, managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office, is co-head of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and its Investment Management Group. Mr. Hollingsworth focuses on middle-market corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. He also serves on the Firm's Executive Committee, the governing body of seven partners who...

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Michael Hollingsworth, managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office, is co-head of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and its Investment Management Group. Mr. Hollingsworth focuses on middle-market corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. He also serves on the Firm's Executive Committee, the governing body of seven partners who oversee firm standing committees, strategic initiatives, and firm operations.

 

oversee firm standing committees, strategic initiatives, and firm operations.

 

Michael Hollingsworth, managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office, is co-head of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and its Investment Management Group. Mr. Hollingsworth focuses on middle-market corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. He also serves on the Firm's Executive Committee, the governing body of seven partners who... oversee firm standing committees, strategic initiatives, and firm operations.

 

Experience

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Experience

  • Represents private equity and hedge funds relative to their formation, operations and investments
  • Industry experience includes food and beverage, consumer-branded products, healthcare, construction and aggregates, technology and telecommunications, media, manufacturing and distribution, and business services
  • A transactional lawyer in the Firm's multidisciplinary National Healthcare Practice Group

Previous Professional Experience

  • Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton (now Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton), an Atlanta-based AmLaw 100 firm

Education

  • Samford University Cumberland School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (1996)
  • University of Alabama School of Law, LLM, Taxation (1999)
  • Tulane University, BA, Political Science

Admissions

  • Alabama
  • Georgia

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • ​​​​​​Managing Partner for Nelson Mullins' Atlanta Office
  • Serves on Nelson Mullins' Executive Committee
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • Southern Capital Forum
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, American Bar Association
    • Committee publishes the Deal Points studies on prevailing terms in M&A transactions
  • Founded the Southeastern M&A Forum (2005)
    • Brings together strategic buyers, investment bankers, private equity groups, lenders, accountants, and deal lawyers each fall for a mergers and acquisitions conference
  • Board of Trustees, Woodruff Arts Center
  • Board of Directors, The Empty Stocking Fund
  • Member and Usher, Cathedral of St. Philip
  • Membership Committee, Ansley Golf Club
  • Board of Trustees, St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, an Episcopal boarding and day college preparatory school in Sewanee, Tennessee
  • Leadership Atlanta, Class of 2014
  • Advisory Board, Next Generation Manufacturing
  • Advisory Board, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (Appointed by the Dean, 2011)
  • Board Member, Tulane Fund
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