Bob Pile focuses on business transactions with an emphasis on acquisition and disposition transactions, restructurings, joint ventures and strategic relationships. Bob works with payments and technology companies, particularly with respect to their acquisition programs, joint venture and alliance arrangements, strategic sourcing agreements, technology transfer and licensing arrangements, and services agreements. He also advises technology and services firms in connection with their most important transactions, relationships, and legal and industry compliance matters.
Bob leads Sutherland’s Payments and Digital Commerce Team and is a member of the firm’s Technology, Outsourcing and Procurement (TOP) team.
Awards and Rankings
Honored with BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service Award for delivering unsurpassed client service (2011, 2015)
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of Corporate/M&A in Georgia (2013-2016)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of mergers and acquisitions law (2007-2017)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Former Chairman, Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member and Former Legal Counsel, Atlanta Bar Association
Former President, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Southeastern Chapter
Former Legal Counsel, Atlanta Bar Foundation