Tony Balloon is the co-chair of the Global Services Committee, which oversees the international practice of Alston & Bird. He advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and commercial relationships throughout the Americas, APAC, Europe, and the Middle East, including advice on new market entry and new product rollout. Previously, Tony worked and resided for extended periods of time in Beijing, China and Brussels, Belgium.
Tony combines significant cross-border transactional and M&A experience with a deep knowledge of the payments industry and financial technology, including common business models and regulatory requirements.
Tony clerked for the Hon. Frank M. Hull of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He received his J.D., with high honors, from the Emory University School of Law and his B.S., with honors, from the University of Florida's Fisher School of Accounting.