Albert J. Bart


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Albert Bart is a general corporate and commercial transactions attorney with over 20 years of law firm and in-house experience. At SRVH, Albert represents businesses, private equity and venture capital firms, and investors in a wide-array of corporate and transactional matters, including providing counsel on general business and operational matters, corporate governance, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt financings. He works in a variety of industries with both buyers and sellers, issuers and financial advisors, and borrowers and lenders, as well as with corporate management teams, individual investors and significant stockholders. As Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Ceridian Corporation (the parent of Comdata Network) from 2008-2011, Albert was primarily responsible for securities, financing and other commercial transaction matters, as well as corporate governance and compensation and benefit matters.

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  • In addition to serving as associate general counsel to Ceridian Corporation, a multinational corporation having then nearly 8,000 employees, serving as sole or primary corporate legal counsel to entity clients in various financial, manufacturing, media and service related industries having individual annual revenues ranging from less than $20 million to more than $250 million
  • Assisted numerous startup and emerging growth businesses in the e-commerce, financial services, media, and software development and technology spaces, including with business formations, structurings and financing transactions
  • Serving as outside counsel to a national trade association, advising on general operational matters and antitrust and competition issues
  • Acting as lead acquisition counsel to a series of buyers in the e-commerce, media, manufacturing, mining, software development, human resources outsourcing and electronic payments industries
  • Representing sellers in business dispositions in the e-commerce, financial and accounting services, health care and insurance related services, human resources outsourcing, electronic payments, construction, manufacturing, retail, asset management and transportation industries
  • Advising various strategic and financial investors/partners in the acquisition or restructuring of equity and debt positions and in the formation and implementation of various strategic ventures and business partnerships
  • Representing multiple NYSE-listed companies in their sale to private equity investors
  • Advising corporate clients on data privacy and security, fraud assessment and control matters, website design and development issues, and technology outsourcing arrangements
  • Assisting publicly traded and large privately held companies in the structuring and maintenance of various subsidiary operations throughout the United States
  • Acting as special counsel to the board of directors of both publicly traded and privately held companies in connection with various board matters, including with respect to senior management employment and compensation issues and the consideration of financing, merger and acquisition, and other strategic items
  • Representing senior executives and managers in connection with their employment and compensation arrangements and/or separation of employment and post-separation business activities
Education & Bar Admissions


  • J.D. (cum laude)University of Tennessee, 1996
  • B.A.Vanderbilt University, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Woodward/White: The Best Lawyers In America 2019-Present (Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers (Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions)
  • Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar (Corporate and Securities)
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers (Rising Star)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Activities
  • Member of the Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
  • Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Guest lecturer and presenter on corporate, M&A and securities law topics at various graduate school programs and CLE seminars

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