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W. Brinkley Dickerson

Troutman Sanders LLP

Atlanta, GA, USA


Brink Dickerson is a partner in the Atlanta office of Troutman Sanders. The primary focuses of his practice are securities law and mergers and acquisitions. His securities law clients include:
  • AGCO Corporation, a leading manufacturer of farm equipment including Massey Ferguson tractors
  • AGL Resources, an operator of several retail gas systems as well as significant pipelines and trading operations
  • Arris Group, Inc., the leading provider of “last mile” equipment for hybrid fiber-coaxial broadband technology
  • Atlanticus Corporation, a sub-prime credit card company
  • Belden Inc., a manufacturer of wiring and other signal transmission products
  • US 1 Industries, a trucking company
Brink also advises a number of other publicly traded companies on a more occasional basis and regularly advises e-commerce and other start-ups with respect to venture capital and other financing issues. Brink serves as national securities disclosure counsel for a major trade association and its members. Brink also serves as special counsel to boards of directors and special committees with respect to governance, takeover and SEC investigatory matters, often with a focus on the interplay between complex accounting issues and disclosure obligations.

In the mergers and acquisitions area, Brink has been responsible for over one hundred transactions including five tender offers and acquisitions in over twenty different industries.

Brink is a regular speaker on securities law, particularly practical issues arising in connection with routine disclosure obligations. He formerly was the Chairperson of the Corporation and Business Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and for several years was the Chairman of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. He also is a member of the Georgia Bar Association.

Brink earned his BBA, MBA and JD, with honors, from Emory University, and is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Georgia.
W. Brinkley Dickerson is associated with the following items:
SECI Live Seminars  SECI Live Seminars 33rd Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum, Monday, December 18, 2017, New York, NY
SECI Live Web - Seminar  SECI Live Web - Seminar 33rd Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum, Monday, December 18, 2017, New York, NY
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