D. Pearson Beardsley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Beardsley, P.C.
4200 Northside Pkwy NW, Building 1, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30327
Phone: 404-965-7011
Fax: 404-592-8861
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (40%), Mergers & Acquisitions (40%), Securities & Corporate Finance (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Pearson Beardsley is the principal of Beardsley, P.C., in Atlanta, Georgia. Widely regarded as among the leading business lawyers in his region, Mr. Beardsley provides unmatched counsel and support to a diverse range of clients across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Business and corporate law

· Mergers and acquisitions

· Securities law and corporate finance

· Workouts and restructuring of commercial transactions and joint ventures

· Contracts and agreements negotiation and drafting

Over the course of his legal career spanning more than 19 years, Mr. Beardsley has achieved considerable success helping his clients establish and organize their commercial enterprises properly and achieve the favorable outcomes they seek for their complex transactional issues. He also assists with all manner of contracts and negotiations as well as helping to ensure his clients remain compliant with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Beardsley has earned designation as a Legal Elite in Corporate and Business Law from Georgia Trend Magazine. He also received the Good Apple Honoree award from the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice. Moreover, he has received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1997 magna cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, Mr. Beardsley obtained his Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2001. A leader in his legal community, he has served as Chair and Vice Chair of the State Bar of Georgia's State Disciplinary Board as well as Vice Chair of its Investigative Panel. He has also served the organization's Securities Law Committee and Business Corporation Code Committee.

In addition, Mr. Beardsley is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association's Business and Finance, and Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Sections. He is also a founding board member of the Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, and serves on the advisory board for Georgia Lawyers for the Arts. A selfless attorney, he has also volunteered his time and services with the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta and the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business/Corporate
  • 40%Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 20%Securities & Corporate Finance
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Securities Law

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

About D. Pearson Beardsley

Admitted: 2006, New York

Professional Webpage: https://dpblegal.com/attorneys/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Volunteer Attorney
  • The Florida Bar, Out of State Division, Executive Council, Treasurer, 2014 – 2015
  • Georgia Appleseed, Young Professionals Council, Executive Committee, President, 2014 – 2015
  • Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, Founding Board Member and Finance Committee, 2020
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board Member, 2020
  • Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, Founding Board Member and Volunteer, 2019
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board and Volunteer, 2019
  • Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, Founding Board Member and Treasurer, 2018
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board Member and Volunteer, 2018
  • Georgia Appleseed, Young Professionals Council (YPC), Emeritus Member, 2018
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board, 2017
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Volunteer, Speaker and Member, 2016
  • Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, Inc., Board of Directors and Treasurer (2016-Present), 2015
  • Georgia Appleseed, Young Professionals Council, Executive Committee Member

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Sole Practitioner & Small Firm Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Business & Finance Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Business Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Business Corporation Code Committee, Member
  • Admitted to Practice in Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia, Securities Law Committee, Member
  • Admitted to Practice in New York
  • Admitted to Practice in Florida
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member, 2020
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board, Vice-Chair, 2018 - 2019
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board, Chair, 2019
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member, 2019
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member and Vice-Chair, 2017 - 2018
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, 2018
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member, 2016
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member, 2015
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member, 2014
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member, 2013
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member, 2012
  • State Bar of Georgia, State Disciplinary Board-Investigative Panel, Member, 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • State Bar of Georgia, Transition into Law Practice Program, Mentor

Honors/Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2013 - 2015
  • Georgia's Legal Elite: Business and Corporate Law, Legal Elite-Georgia, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2020
  • Georgia's Legal Elite, Business Law & Corporate Law, Legal Elite-Georgia, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2019
  • Georgia's Legal Elite, Legal Elite, Business Law, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2018
  • Georgia's Legal Elite, Legal Elite, Corporate Law, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2018
  • Georgia Appleseed, Good Apple Award, 2017 Young Professionals Council Honoree, Good Apple Award, Georgia Appleseed, 2017
  • , Georgia Trend: Legal Elite, Business Law, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2016
  • Corporate Law, Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2015

Educational Background

  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., English, magna cum laude, 1997
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Office Location for D. Pearson Beardsley

4200 Northside Pkwy NW
Building 1, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30327

Phone: 404-965-7011

Fax: 404-592-8861

Last Updated: 7/28/2021

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