Mr. Hurt represents domestic and international clients in a variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions, emerging company issues and private placements. He has transactional experience within several industries, including real estate, manufacturing, technology, and professional services industries.
Mr. Hurt received a B.A. in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. He earned his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2016 where he graduated in the top 5%. For academic achievement, he received the Hugo L. Black Scholar Award at the end of his second year and the M. Leigh Harrison Award upon graduation. He was also a member of the Campbell Moot Court Board and named Best Senior Editor of the Alabama Law Review, which published his student note.
Ongoing representation of a shopping center investment management and property management company that owns and operates shopping centers in excess of 4.4 million square feet. Mr. Hurt has actively participated in the acquisitions and sales of multiple shopping centers throughout the United States.
Representation of a Chinese developer and publisher of online games and mobile applications in its acquisition of a California-based game developer.
Representation of a medical management services organization in its acquisition by an Atlanta-based growth equity firm.
Representation of an alcoholic beverage retailer in its organization and raising of significant funds from investors.
Representation of an Atlanta-based commercial real estate mortgage banking firm in the acquisition of substantially all of its assets by one of the United States’ largest commercial real estate services and finance companies.
Representation of a leading provider of energy efficient equipment and technology solutions in its acquisition by a market-leading refrigeration and HVAC company.
Representation of a South African software company and cloud services company in its negotiation of and entry into a US-based joint venture with another South African software company.
Representation of a direct mail provider in its sale to a private equity firm.
Representation of a quick service restaurant franchisee in its raising of funds from investors and negotiation of a franchise agreement.
Representation of a leading managing general agency and wholesale insurance broker, in its acquisition of a premier national specialty insurance business.
Representation of one of the world’s leading providers of workforce solutions in the sale of its subsidiary, a leader in work automation software.