Paul S. Ware

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Paul S. Ware

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Paul Ware focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and related corporate activities and transactions, particularly those involving financial institutions. He serves on the Advisory Board of the University of North Carolina School of Law Banking Institute.
Paul Ware focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and related corporate activities and transactions, particularly those involving financial institutions. He serves on the Advisory Board of the University of North Carolina School of Law Banking Institute.

In addition to transactional work, Paul has significant experience advising public and private companies and their boards of directors on fiduciary and corporate governance matters and ongoing securities and reporting obligations.

Distinctions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®
    • Banking and Finance Law, 2007-2014
    • Corporate Governance Law, 2011-2014
    • Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2007-2010
    • Corporate Law, 2006-2014
    • Corporate, M&A, and Securities Law, 2005-2006
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2007-2014
    • Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2007-2014
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Birmingham, Corporate Governance Law, 2012
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Birmingham, Corporate Law, 2013
  • Listed in Chambers USA, Corporate/Commercial, 2006-2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated
  • Listed in Lawdragon 500
  • Listed in Alabama Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, 2012-2013
    • Memberships and Affiliations

      • American Bar Association
      • Alabama State Bar Association
      • University of North Carolina School of Law Banking Institute, Advisory Board
      • Studio by the Tracks, Board of Directors
      • Space One Eleven, Advisory Board
      • Visiting Committee, The University of the South
      • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

      You May Not Know

      Paul serves on the board of Studio by the Tracks, a non-profit organization that provides art instruction to children and adults with autism. He is an artist himself, having participated recently in solo and group shows in Atlanta, Birmingham, Knoxville and Manchester, New Hampshire. One of Paul's paintings was presented to Archbishop Desmond Tutu following a civil rights address in Birmingham in 2002, and in Spring 2006 he exhibited an installation sponsored by the Andy Warhol Foundation.