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Barrett Hawkins

Barrett Hawks

Mr. Hawks is a lawyer. His focus for most of his career was on mergers and acquisitions, financing, securities and energy matters. Following a 45-year career primarily at Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan (now Eversheds-Sutherland), Barrett engaged in mediation, arbitration and neutral analysis services. He was a leader in his firm, in the Georgia State Bar and the American Bar Association, in Trinity Presbyterian Church of Atlanta and in Presbyterian denominational matters, as well as in Atlanta community affairs. Barrett is a nationally recognized expert in the resolution of complex commercial and energy matters, with substantial experience in resolving multi-party conflicts. He has taken on many pro bono causes over his career and continues to do so at this time. Barrett’s experience also includes service on corporate and non-profit boards. He has worked closely with CEOs, inside counsel and boards of directors to design business-based solutions to help avoid or mitigate conflicts. Barrett received a B.B.A. from Emory University School of Business, an LL.B. from Emory University School of Law and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.