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AaronWatson

Senior CounselAaron.Watson@ThompsonHine.com
Atlanta

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AaronWatson

Senior Counsel

Focus Areas

An illustrative sampling of Aaron’s experience includes:

  • Counseling a university on a structural reorganization.
  • Advising universities on real property development matters.
  • Representing nonprofit organizations in public-private partnerships with government entities.
  • Counseling charter schools and government service providers on privatization.
  • Advising schools on strategic planning issues.
  • Counseling a national construction company on real estate and general corporate matters.
  • Advising an architecture, engineering and planning firm on a joint venture with a major international airport.
  • Representing a national furniture leasing company in connection with matters related to leasing of its franchise stores.
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in the 2018 List of Georgia’s Most Influential Politically-Connected Attorneys by James Magazine, 2018

Professional Associations

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Atlanta City Council, former Post 2 At-Large Councilmember
  • Atlanta Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, former member
  • Atlanta Board of Education, former member and president
  • Piedmont Park Conservancy, board member and past president
  • Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, honorary board member
  • Fort McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority, board member

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia