Robert A. Crosby

Robert A. Crosby

Senior Counsel | Atlanta Office
T: (404) 420-5525
F: (404) 522-8409

Practice Group(s)



  • Harvard University - (B.A., magna cum laude, 1971)
  • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec - (M.A., 1974)
  • University of Virginia - (J.D., 1981) Articles Editor, Virginia Tax Review, 1980-1981

Admitted to Practice

  • Georgia


About Bob

Bob’s practice of over 28 years had been focused on business and financing transactions, with a special emphasis on mergers, acquisitions and the financing of such transactions. Bob's corporate practice involved representing business entities of all sizes in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, counseling and corporate governance matters and contracting. Among the industries in which his clients were involved are timber procurement and processing, consulting and professional services, packaging and other manufacturing. Bob retired from practice in 2017.

Representative Engagements

  • Representation of sellers and buyers in corporate acquisitions, sales or divestitures
  • Representation of venture capital firms in connection with equity and debt arrangements with start-up businesses
  • Representation of banks and other financial institutions in leveraged buy-outs of public and private companies
  • General corporate representation

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Committee Chairman for youth programs at the Junior Golf Academy
  • East Lake Community Foundation
  • American Bar Association (Member, Committee on Commercial Financial Services, 1983-2017)
  • State Bar of Georgia


  • Recognized as one of Georgia's "Top Rated Lawyers" by Martindale-Hubbell and ALM (2012)

Publications and Presentations

  • Speaker, "Creation and Perfection of Security Interests in Georgia," Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1984
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