Andrew B. (Andy) Coburn Member

Andy regularly represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, structuring of joint ventures, securities offerings and other financing transactions. He has extensive experience with growing companies and private placements of securities.

Andy also advises and assists public and private company clients in the design and implementation of executive compensation arrangements, equity compensation plans and broad-based employee benefits. Such representation includes particular experience with the specialized issues involved in entrepreneurial ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

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1996, J.D. University of Virginia School of Law, Order of the Coif; Raven Society; Virginia Law Review, Articles Editor, 1995-1996, Editorial Board, 1994-1995
1989, A.B. Princeton University
  • Represented majority shareholder in 500+ million Euro reorganization of international conglomerate
  • Represented a publicly-traded Malaysian company in the formation of a U.S. holding company and acquisition of two U.S. corporations
  • Represented the founders of a private company who had built their business over 20 years in selling a majority interest to two private equity funds for over $50 million
  • Represented a public company in connection with a private placement offering of debt securities
  • Represented private biotechnical company in the private placement of $4 million in convertible notes
  • Represented a NASDAQ corporation in the design and implementation of a new stock compensation program and modifications of existing stock plans to address a corporate recapitalization
  • Advise NYSE corporation on an ongoing basis with respect to equity compensation and incentive compensation plans and SEC reporting and disclosure issues
  • Review and update executive and employee incentive compensation plans for major private U.S. manufacturing company
1997-Present Wyche, P.A.
1996–97 Law Clerk, Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson, III, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
1989–93 Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Arlen Specter
  • South Carolina Bar, 1997
  • Liberty Fellow
  • Member, Aspen Global Leadership Network
  • The Iron Yard, legal advisor to business accelerator companies
  • Business Black Box Magazine, Advisory Board Member and Columnist
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Furman University, Spring 2013 & 2012
  • Metropolitan Arts Council, Board of Directors
  • Meals on Wheels of Greenville Endowment, Trustee and Secretary
  • Greenville Little Theatre, endowment trustee and former Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2009
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church, former Elder and Deacon
  • Lieutenant, 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, Maryland Army National Guard, 1989–1993
2013 - 2015  Recognized as "Legal Elite" by the Greenville Business Magazine
2011 Best Lawyers In America, Lawyer of the Year 2011, Corporate Law, Greenville, SC

2009 - Present

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