ATLANTA – Georgia Trend Magazine has named Barnes & Thornburg’s Stephen A. Opler and Mark Keenan to its 2019 Legal Elite list, selected by legal industry peers.
Opler concentrates his practice on the distinctive characteristics of liquidity transactions by and with entrepreneurs. Stephen helps private equity funds, strategic acquirers and entrepreneurial buyers and sellers achieve their goals by leveraging his three decades as an M&A lawyer, entrepreneur, business founder, investment banker, in-house lawyer and accountant.
Keenan is a labor and employment lawyer who focuses his practice on helping employers lawfully respond to union organizing efforts and work through complex labor and employment issues; he also is an experienced employment law litigator. Keenan is an elected Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment attorneys.
Opler and Keenan, who both have practiced in the Atlanta area for some time, were recognized in the magazine’s 17th annual listing of Georgia’s top attorneys; the list features attorneys selected by their colleagues in 16 different categories.
With more than 600 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Atlanta, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.