Whalen J. Kuller

Practice Areas
  • Corporate and Business Entities
  • Lending, Finance and Investment
  • Mergers and Aquisitions

Whalen Kuller has an earned a reputation as an expert in representation of corporate clients for a wide range of transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital, public offerings and private placements of debt and equity capital. He is also adept at advising clients on a range of corporate issues, such as employment contracts, corporate governance, organization and formation of business entities and licensing and supply and distribution agreements.

Representative Experience

  • Represents publicly traded and privately held companies on acquisitions and divestitures, recapitalizations and technology licensing
  • Represents private funds and family offices in equity and debt investments
  • Represents real estate developers in corporate structuring and equity and debt financing
  • Works with community banks and other financial institutions on regulatory matters such as restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and company organization/formation


  • University of Alabama, LLM, magna cum laude, 2019
  • University of Florida, J.D., cum laude, 2003
  • University of Florida, MBA, 2002
  • University of Florida, B.S. in Business Administration, 2000


  • Author of “Going Private Through Stock Reclassification,” Georgia Bar Journal (2010)
  • Guest columnist, Value Retail News (2018)
  • Author of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Provides Significant Tax Changes and New Centralized Partnership Audit Regime Takes Effect, Hartman Simons
  • Co-author of The End of LIBOR, Hartman Simons

Industry Engagement

  • Presenter, Georgia Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers (2014)
  • Moderator, Hartman Simons and Vinings Bank Panel Discussion (2017)
  • Webinar co-presenter, Special Purpose Entities in Real Estate Transactions: Structuring and Documentation (2017)
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Georgia Association of Business Brokers


Top Rated Lawyer in Corporate Law, Banking Law and Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Fun Stuff

When not working or winning the firm’s annual holiday decorating contest, Whalen enjoys spending time with his wife and children, mountain biking, fishing and shooting.

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