Taylor English has designed a client-focused model that enables experienced attorneys to provide premium legal services at a great value. The firm offers talented attorneys who use their experiences and creativity to represent clients effectively and efficiently.
Kent Webb serves as a trusted adviser to assist clients in getting their products and services to market and in developing strategies for the growth and protection of their investments to increase enterprise value. Mr. Webb focuses his practice on representing clients in connection with a variety of transactions involving intellectual property and technology-based assets and services. Mr. Webb has extensive experience in representing companies, including private equity firms and their portfolio companies, and family office enterprises, in venture capital and private equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, and commercialization of intellectual property. He advises clients in corporate governance, capital-raising and strategic alliances, including joint ventures, outsourcing and offshoring arrangements.
Before joining Taylor English in 2013, Mr. Webb was a member at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP, where he headed the firm’s Atlanta technology practice, chaired the firm’s Womble Cares program and served in a variety of management roles. Before joining Womble Carlyle in 2002, Mr. Webb practiced at King & Spalding, where he was an attorney in the firm’s corporate and securities practice. Mr. Webb began his law career at Paul Hastings LLP, where he was an attorney in the firm’s corporate and securities practice.
Before pursuing his law career, Mr. Webb worked at BellSouth Corp. in a variety of capacities for 13 years. In his final position, he served as the chief financial officer for BellSouth NetSource Division, a strategic business unit focused on serving the corporation's largest customers. Mr. Webb is the chair emeritus of the Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.
State Bar of Georgia
Southern Capital Forum
Mercer University, Board of Visitors, Stetson School of Business and Economics, 2011-present
State Election Board of Georgia, Member, 2008-2013
Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Advisory Board Member, 2007-2013
Thomas More Society, 2006-present
Georgia Technology Authority, Board Member, 2013-present
Represented ESE Holdings in obtaining a $5 million loan from Farmers and Merchants Bank. The loan proceeds are being used for growth and expansion plans. The loan is guaranteed by Rural Development, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Represented an investor in a $2.5 million recapitalization involving the amendment of existing preferred stock terms, the purchase of additional shares, and the acquisition of trust preferred securities from a CDO pool. The transaction improved the issuer’s capital structure and enhanced the value of the investor’s existing equity investment.
- August 29, 2013
- Corporate and Business
- Intellectual Property
- Entertainment, Sports and Media
- Financial Institutions
- Lending and Corporate Finance
- Restaurant, Food and Beverage, and Licensing
Georgia State University College of Law, JD, cum laude, 1995
Mercer University, BBA, 1982
Georgia State University, MBA, 1987
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated