James R. Woodward

Partner

Contact

Atlanta: (678) 705-6280 
Athens: (706) 510-1550
jwoodward@gpwlawfirm.com

Locations

191 Peachtree Tower
191 Peachtree Tower NE #3280
Atlanta, GA 30303

347 W Hancock Ave #100
Athens, GA 30601

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Admissions

• Georgia
• Georgia Supreme Court
• Georgia Court of Appeals

Education

• J .D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1999
• B.B.A., Stanford University, 1996

Practice Areas

• Public Finance
• Tax Incentives
• Securities

Professional Activities

• State Bar of Georgia
• American Bar Association
• Association County Commissioners of Georgia
• Georgia Municipal Association
• National Association of Bond Lawyers

James Woodward

About Jim


James R. Woodward, a partner in Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP’s Atlanta office, focuses his practice primarily in the areas of public finance and economic development incentives. Mr. Woodward represents counties, cities, school districts, authorities, hospitals, private companies, non-profit schools, trustee banks, lending institutions and investment bankers throughout the State of Georgia in a variety of tax-exempt and taxable public finance transactions, including governmental general obligation and revenue bond financings, special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) bond financings, installment sale financings, tax anticipation notes, governmental and 501(c)(3) hospital financings, and private school financings. Mr. Woodward also represents development authorities and other public entities and private companies in connection with economic development incentives.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Woodward received a B.A. from Stanford University (1996) and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law (1999).

Mr. Woodward is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia and the Georgia Municipal Association.

Mr. Woodward has been named as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s “Legal Elite”, as one of Atlanta Magazine’s “Super Lawyers”, and has been listed in Southern Business & Development magazine as one of the top four best lawyers in Georgia for economic matters in the South’s 17 states.

Mr. Woodward was appointed by Governor Deal to the Partnership for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Act Guidelines Committee (Public Private Partnerships (P3)) and is currently serving as the chair of this committee.

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