Eric B. Amstutz

Eric B. Amstutz


Wyche, P.A.

Recognized since 2005

Greenville, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Corporate Law
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Eric Amstutz concentrates his practice in advising businesses; the negotiation, drafting and analysis of complex agreements, including business mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and spin-offs; board governance, issues, including for public companies; insolvency-related matters; equity and debt securities offerings; government-private sector transactions; and business practice assistance in litigation.

Location

  • 200 East Broad Street, Suite 400
    Greenville, SC 29601

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Yale University , J.D., graduated 1978
  • Swarthmore College, BA, graduated 1975

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar

Affiliations

  • Community Foundation - Grants Review Committee
  • United Way - Financial Stability Council, Member

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • South Carolina State Courts
  • South Carolina Federal Courts

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court
  • United States Supreme Court

Wyche, P.A.
Headquarters: Greenville, South Carolina

18 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

5 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Corporate Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Law, Greenville (2020)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Greenville (2015)
  • Corporate Law, Greenville (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law

Awards:

  • Named "Greenville Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year," 2020
  • Named "Greenville Best Lawyers Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year," 2015
  • Recognized as "Legal Elite" by the Greenville Business Magazine, 2012-Present
  • Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012-Present
  • Named "Greenville Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year," 2009
  • Greenville Symphony Association Outstanding Board Member Award, 2006
  • Listed in Chambers USA, 2005-Present
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2005-Present

Representative matters include:

  • Advised several boards of directors of publicly-traded companies respecting director duties in connection with mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, tender offers, exchange offers, committee structure, related party transactions, financings, distressed financial condition and other matters.
  • Represented developer in connection with the structuring of the private-public deal, the drafting and negotiation of the primary contracts and the financing for the BI-LO Center (Greenville's arena).
  • Represented developer in the drafting and negotiation of the Development, Program Management and Construction Management Agreement with the School District of Greenville County for its $1 billion facilities construction program.
  • Represented AMEX-listed company in connection with the purchase of all of the outstanding stock of a privately held company for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $72,000,000 and related senior and subordinated debt financing.
  • Represented public company in connection with a tender offer and consent solicitation relating to its approximately $31 million in aggregate amount then outstanding.

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