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Robert L.
Swartwood II


Rob Swartwood advises public and privately-held companies in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, strategic partnerships, entity structure and taxation, securities, governance, contracting, licensing and pre-litigation dispute resolution.  He represents strategic acquirers, equity firms and investment funds, high net-worth families and other multi-generational concerns, and high-capacity start-ups, in the manufacturing, distribution, financial and technology sectors, among others.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland (US), Rob served as an associate with a law firm in Atlanta. Before becoming an attorney, Rob was an Infantry Officer in the United States Army and served in Afghanistan and Iraq where he received two Bronze Star Medals for his combat service.

Awards and Rankings

Graduated second in his class in leadership, West Point (2001)
Legal Elite in Corporate and Business Law, Georgia Trend Magazine (2013 and 2014)
20 Rising Stars Under 40, Cobb Life Magazine (2013)
Ross Adams Younger Lawyer Award, Cobb County Bar Association (2013)
Ernest Barrett Leadership Award, Leadership Cobb (2012)

Professional Activities

Board Member, U.S. Congressman Phil Gingrey’s Academy Nominating Board
Member, Military Legal Assistance Program Committee, State Bar of Georgia
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Georgia Bar Association
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Cobb County Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors, Nobis Works, Inc.
Member, Leadership Cobb, Class of 2012
Member, West Point Society of Atlanta
Member, U.S. Army Ranger Association

  • B.S., U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • J.D., with honors, University of Georgia School of Law
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia

Our Story

Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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