Andrew S. Nix

Andrew’s Profile

Andrew is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper’s Corporate, Securities & Tax Section and a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Banking practice groups.

He focuses his practice in the areas of corporate and securities law and has significant experience in these areas. Andrew represents both private and publicly held companies in mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising businesses in connection with a broad range of general corporate matters, including corporate structure, formation and reorganization. Additionally, he represents public companies in public securities offerings and counsels public companies regarding their public reporting obligations and corporate governance matters. He regularly assists publicly held clients with insider ownership reporting, as well as annual, quarterly and current reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Andrew also represents clients in private securities offerings and advises financial services institutions, including banks and bank holding companies, regarding various corporate and securities law issues.

In addition, Andrew has experience representing sports and entertainment clients in a wide variety of transactions, including licensing arrangements and endorsement deals.

Andrew’s Experience

  • Representation of Protective Life Corporation in an underwritten public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of subordinated debentures
  • Representation of Torchmark Corporation in an underwritten public offerings of $125 million in junior subordinated debentures and $300 million in senior notes
  • Representation of Protective Life Corporation in an underwritten public offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes
  • Representation of Torchmark Corporation in an underwritten public offering of $300 million in senior notes
  • Representation of Protective Life Corporation, a NYSE listed company, in an underwritten public offering of 15,525,000 shares of common stock
  • Representation of Alabama National BanCorporation, a NASDAQ listed bank holding company, in its sale to Royal Bank of Canada in a transaction valued at approximately $1.6 billion
  • Representation of an Alabama state chartered bank in a follow-on offering of approximately $12 million of common stock
  • Representation of a major public company in a $3.6 billion debt refinancing
  • Representation of physician investors in joint ventures involving equipment leasing arrangements with a hospital
  • Representation of emergency software company in sale of business to a publicly traded company
  • Representation of brick manufacturer and distributor in acquisitions of new distributorships
  • Negotiation of multi-million dollar, multi-year endorsement contract with sports marketing organization and record-setting athlete
  • Negotiation of multi-million dollar, multi-year sponsorship agreement with major athletic equipment and apparel company and top Hollywood entertainer

Andrew’s Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America©  for Corporate Compliance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, and Corporate Law (2015-present)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star, Securities and Corporate Finance Law (2016-present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers Rising Star, Business/Corporate (2011-2015)
  • Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 (2012)
  • Birmingham Magazine Top Attorneys (2012-2013)
  • Birmingham MS Leadership Class of 2012; National Multiple Sclerosis Society Leadership Award
  • B-Metro Magazine Rising Star of the Birmingham Bar (2012)

Andrew’s Affiliations & Civic Involvement


  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Alabama Delegate (2006-2007, 2010)
  • Alabama State Bar, Leadership Forum, Class VI Participant (2010), Program Chair (2011-2015)
  • Alabama State Bar, Leadership Forum Section, Vice Chair (2012-2013), Chair (2013-2014), Immediate Past Chair (2014-2015)
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee (2006-2014)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, President (2009)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Executive Committee (2009, 2014, 2016-2018)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Business Law Section, Inaugural Member, Executive Board (2010-present), Chair-Elect (2013), Chair (2014), Immediate Past Chair (2015)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Future Leaders Forum-Inaugural Class (2009)
  • Birmingham Bar Foundation, Board of Directors (2010-present), Secretary (2011), Treasurer (2012), Vice President (2013), President (2014), Immediate Past President (2015)
  • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program, Board of Directors (2011-present), Board Attorney (2018), President (2017),Vice President (2016), Treasurer (2013-2014)
  • Birmingham Venture Club

Civic Involvement

  • Better Basics, Board of Directors (2016-present), Vice President (2018)
  • Kiwanis Club of Birmingham, Membership Committee
  • Birmingham Venture Club
  • Leadership Alabama, Alabama Leadership Initiative (2010)
  • Leadership UAB (2010)
  • Cornerstone Schools of Alabama, Men’s Committee
  • Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, Roundtable Member (2008-2015)
  • Phoenix Club of Birmingham, Founders Society
  • UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dolly O’Neal Director’s Circle
  • Birmingham MS Leadership Class of 2012
State Bar:Alabama
University of Alabama School of Law (2003, J.D., magna cum laude; Alabama Law Review, Alabama Editor; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; National Moot Court Team; Dean V. Nathaniel Hansford Student Service and Leadership Award)
Auburn University (2000, B.S., cum laude; Student Government Association, President; Spade Honorary)
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