David A.


David Zimmerman advises his clients in their complex corporate transactions, especially mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic commercial relationships. With respect to mergers and acquisitions, he has represented buyers and sellers of both private businesses and publicly held companies in a wide range of industries throughout the United States and internationally. In addition, David advises clients with respect to private equity funds and corporate governance matters.

David has particular experience in the payments industry, including handling acquisitions of payments-related businesses and assisting clients with payment processing agreements and other technology-related services agreements.

David has also worked on many significant transactions involving natural resources, including timberland properties and aggregates and other construction materials.

Selected Experience

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts (2009); and mergers and acquisitions: middle-market (2015)

Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” (2005-2007, 2009-2014)

Professional Activities

Member, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Advisory Board, Emory Public Interest Committee
Member, Board of Directors, Georgia Justice Project

  • J.D., with honors, Emory University School of Law, Editorial Board, Emory Law Journal
  • B.A., cum laude, Vanderbilt University
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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