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Steven A. Cunningham

Of Counsel

Mr. Cunningham’s principal areas of concentration include securities law, mergers and acquisitions and international transactions.


Mr. Cunningham has served as lead counsel for both issuers and managing underwriters in numerous IPOs. He has been integrally involved in more than 200 public and private debt and equity offerings and acquisitions. His securities experience includes (in addition to IPO registrations), ongoing public company reports/filings with the SEC, registered tender offers, private equity/hedge fund capitalizations and the registration of shares in acquisitions.

Mr. Cunningham’s broad international experience includes Asian, European, Middle Eastern, Canadian, Caribbean, Indian and Latin American transactions. The businesses involved in his representation cover a broad industry spectrum, including waste management, entertainment, medical devices and technology, real estate development and management, manufacturing, financial services, Internet technology, energy, marine salvage, hospitality, food and beverage and lawn and garden.


He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Texas (inactive) and has an AV Preeminent rating (the highest attainable) under the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Standards.


  • From 2007–2010, Mr. Cunningham served as General Counsel to Undersea Recovery Corporation, which was engaged in international underwater commercial archaeology.

  • From 2001–2007, Mr. Cunningham served as General Counsel to Equus Resources, Inc., which was engaged in residential mortgage origination and financial services training and education.

  • From 1977–2001, Mr. Cunningham served as a Senior Partner, Partner and Associate at Atlanta’s largest and most prestigious law firms and has served on the Board of Directors of 3 public companies and numerous private corporations.


  • Steven Cunningham Background:


  • Harvard Law School, J.D. cum laude, June 1977

  • University of Alabama, B.A. summa cum laude, June 1974 in Political Science and Psychology; Honors Scholar; Salutatorian


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