Dené focuses in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. She has worked on numerous complex mergers and acquisitions, ranging in size from purchase prices under $1 million to hundreds of millions, and has advised clients on various general corporate matters, including employment agreements, incentive plans and corporate structuring.
Prior to joining the firm, Dené practiced at Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough in Atlanta, GA.
Dené’s clients have included large and small companies (including franchisees), private equity funds, independent sponsors, board of directors and other participants in corporate transactions.
Her experience includes representation of companies in buy- and sell-side acquisitions across a variety of industries, mergers with growth equity partners and strategic buyers, early-stage equity financings, institutional lending transactions and outside general counsel services. Dené also has experience representing clients in the technology and healthcare industries.
Dené received her J.D. from the University of Georgia Law School where she graduated cum laude and her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Anthropology from Georgia Southern University.
Dené has previously been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine.