Alston & Bird has expanded its Corporate Transactions & Securities Practice with the addition of Alex Park as partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
Arriving from Womble Bond Dickinson LLP, Park is a seasoned corporate and securities transactional attorney with a finance and accounting background. His career also includes co-founding a technology-based startup and serving as its general counsel and chief operating officer.
“Alex’s combination of talents as attorney, entrepreneur, and general counsel make him a true business adviser in helping clients deliver on their corporate agenda,” said Scott Ortwein, Alston & Bird partner and co-leader of the firm’s Corporate Practice. “He knows what it’s like to walk in a client’s shoes and the premium clients put on practical, business-focused, and risk-adjusted counsel.”
In a career spanning more than 20 years, Park has advised public and private companies and virtually all Wall Street investment banks on corporate, securities, M&A, capital market, spin-off, reorganization, and partnership transactions, with a focus on REITs, hospitality/lodging/timeshare companies, commercial real estate companies, government contracting, and IT companies.
Park also advises clients on securities law and governance matters, including financial restatements, internal investigations, and complex committees.
“Alex is an incredibly talented and respected corporate attorney,” said Dennis Garris, partner in charge of Alston & Bird’s Washington, D.C., office. “Alex’s knowledge and experience in business and legal strategy, operations, and execution are a great fit for our clients across multiple sectors.”