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Georgia State University College of Law
Atlanta, Georgia, 2008
Doctor of Jurisprudence
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, 2004
Bachelor of Business Administration
Avery Jackson joined the firm in 2008. His principal areas of practice include commercial transactions, business law, local government law, banking and finance law, and commercial real estate. He has extensive experience with a variety of workout issues, including collection suits, foreclosures, receiverships, forbearance agreements, participation agreements, cash collateral agreements, confirmations, and guarantor claims and defenses. He is licensed to practice law in both Georgia and Alabama.
Mr. Jackson, a native of Carrollton, graduated from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business in 2004 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. While at the University of Georgia, he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity, holding the office of Vice President. He served as a finance intern with General Electric and as an accounting intern with Athens-Clarke County Government. Mr. Jackson graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 2008. During law school, he completed an externship with the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel and also worked with the Georgia State College of Law Tax Clinic. His published works include “Getting Personal With Our Neighbors—A Survey of Southern States’ Exercise of General Jurisdiction and a Proposal For Extending Georgia’s Long-Arm Statute,” 25 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 735 (2009), by Robert L. Ashe III, Austin M. Hall and Avery S. Jackson.
Mr. Jackson is a member of the Carrollton Dawnbreakers Rotary Club and the Tabernacle Baptist Church. He is active in the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network. Mr. Jackson also participated in the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy in 2009. He and his wife, Becky, reside in Carrollton.
Areas of Practice:
“We have extensive experience representing banks and investors in complex commercial closings, workouts, and collection actions.”
“I approach any proposed business transaction by first understanding the risks to which our client may be exposed.”
“Efficient and practical legal counsel can save the client time and money in business disputes. We strive to bring value-added services and solutions in resolving our clients' business conflicts in the most efficient manner.”
“Benjamin Franklin once said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A well-drafted contract that clearly states the parties’ rights and duties can avoid unnecessary and expensive litigation. We strive to protect our clients in transactions by managing potential risks and ensuring the enforceability of agreements if a conflict cannot be avoided.”