Barry W. Andrews

Barry Andrews' practice includes significant transactional work in the areas of real estate development; mergers and acquisitions; banking and finance; private equity; health care; intellectual property, software, technology and licensing arrangements; and real estate purchasing and leasing. He has extensive corporate and business legal experience at the local, national and international levels.

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Barry Andrews' practice includes significant transactional work in the areas of mergers and acquisitions; banking and finance; private equity; health care; intellectual property, software, technology and licensing arrangements; and real estate purchasing and leasing.  He has extensive corporate and business legal experience at the local, national and international levels.

In addition to his transactional work, he has assisted a multitude of clients in drafting and negotiating their numerous contracts and legal arrangements, and he has advised various clients on ongoing day-to-day business legal matters, as well as larger legal strategies and issues. His clients have ranged from family-owned start-up businesses to members of the Fortune 500.

Mr. Andrews serves as a member of the firm’s Operations Committee.

Experience

  • Representation of a national retail and mail-order business, specializing in high-end fly fishing, hunting and sporting goods, in general corporate legal matters and transactions
  • Representation of a manufacturing corporation in securing $900,000,000 in credit facilities from a syndication of banks
  • Representation of nation’s largest provider of geothermal energy, as Alabama counsel, in $1.5 Billion sale of southeastern U.S. power plants
  • Representation of a Wall Street bank in $70MM loans to Alabama coal refining and servicing company
  • Representation of a new start-up company in $230MM project as regional counsel for new Mississippi Steel Mill facility
  • Representation of Fortune 500 energy services company in 1,150+ acre solar energy development
  • Representation of international client/lender in $50MM plant expansion of copper tubing industrial facility
  • Representation of a Gulf Coast marine vessel manufacturing and services company, as borrower, in $50MM senior secured credit facility
  • Representation of a NYSE offshore energy company in $23MM acquisition of Alabama real properties and energy facility
  • Representation of a software company in negotiating licensing arrangements and the eventual sale of this company on behalf of its shareholders to a national Silicon Valley-based buyer
  • Representation of a national shipbuilding, offshore vessel and ship repair company in the acquisition of various shipyards, real property and other assets out of Section 363 sale proceedings, including representation of the client in its related secured credit facility and acquisition debt
  • Representation of The Center for Reproductive Medicine, Inc., a Gulf Coast reproductive health practice (FL, AL and MS) and its physicians, in their sale to the nation’s largest fertility network (private equity transaction).
  • Representation of the junior physician group, with respect to their joining Retina Specialty Institute, with practices in FL, AL, LA, MS, and related ongoing matters.
  • Representation of HealthEdge Investment Partners, Tampa, FL, a private equity fund devoted exclusively to health care, in their acquisition of Medicine-On-Time, Hunt Valley, Maryland, a software automation and multi-dose prescription drug packaging solutions company for 400 independent pharmacies.
  • Representation of a Texas-based stevedoring company in the acquisition of industrial port property
  • Representation of an international synthetic fibers company in the acquisition of public properties and facilities, redemption of IDB bonds and various other ongoing corporate and real estate matters
  • Representation of the international buyer of Teledyne Continental Motors, Inc.
  • Representation of a Michigan-based steel manufacturer in its plant acquisition and company expansion in Jackson, Alabama
  • Representation of publicly-traded NYSE company in its acquisition of Alabama oil and gas facilities and offshore leases
  • Representation of a manufacturer of cellulose based fibers in ongoing real estate and corporate matters
  • Representation of a Gulf Coast ship manufacturer and vessel charter company in its sale of certain assets to Platinum Equity, Beverly Hills, California
  • Representation of an internet-based home maintenance products company in its sale to a competitor/strategic buyer
  • Representation of commercial lenders and various borrowers in secured and unsecured loan transactions and financings, closings and loan workouts
  • Representation of a port authority in sales, location and development agreements
  • Representation of a major Gulf Coast automobile dealership in various location leases, real property sales and ongoing real estate issues
  • Representation of numerous out-of-state purchasers, sellers and lessees of Alabama commercial, industrial, resort/restaurant, office building and residential properties
  • Representation of high net worth individuals in multitude of real property matters and corporate transactions along Gulf Coast region

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Ohio State Bar
  • Manufacture Alabama