Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Alexander Woollcott

Alexander P. Woollcott

Phone: 404.504.7709
Fax: 404.362.9532
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Alexander P. Woollcott chairs the firm’s Global Sourcing & Strategic Transactions Practice. He is also a leader in the firm’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practices. With 30 years of experience as a technology transactions lawyer, Mr. Woollcott represents clients worldwide in strategic transactions involving global sourcing, supply chain and procurement, resale and distribution and strategic alliances and in connection with the development, protection and commercialization of technology. He has deep experience helping clients develop compliance programs for data privacy and security, export controls and risk management. Mr. Woollcott represents private sector enterprises in contracts to supply technology solutions to the federal government and state governments. He counsels clients in developing internal processes for more efficient management of complex commercial contracts. Mr. Woollcott’s clients are in numerous industries including banking and financial services, payments, education technology, healthcare and life sciences, telecommunications, logistics, and telecommunications. Mr. Woollcott has a Martindale-Hubbell AV PREEMINENT rating and has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer from 2004-2016. 

Representative Experience

  • Represented one of the world’s largest payment processors in various transactions.
  • Lead counsel for both buyer-side and provider-side clients in global sourcing transactions.
  • Advise clients on compliance issues regarding data privacy regulations, cybersecurity, payments industry regulations, export controls compliance and general corporate compliance.
  • Represented leading school bus manufacturer in establishing distribution channels in Latin America.
  • Managing export controls compliance for global educational technology solutions provider.
  • Assisting numerous clients in the implementation of cloud-based service models.
  • Represented clients in development of data privacy and security plans, policies and procedures.
  • Represented leading U.S. bank in multiple sourcing transactions.
  • Represented numerous clients in federal procurement contracts with government agencies.
  • Represented largest U.S. non-profit corporation in renegotiation of $5 million plus annual IT sourcing agreement with leading IT sourcing services provider.
  • Lead outside counsel to City of Atlanta in design, development and implementation of WiFi network at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
  • Represented Fortune 100 financial institution client in transaction with solutions provider for the provision of point of sale solutions to client and client’s affiliates worldwide.
  • Counseled clients on data privacy and security matters involved in cross-border business transactions.


  • Yale Club of Georgia, former President and Chairman of the Board
  • Yale Alumni Admissions Committee, Georgia Co-Chair
  • Association of Yale Alumni (AYA)
  • Christ School (Arden, NC), Former Trustee and Alumni Council President
  • The Westminster Schools (Atlanta, GA), Former Member of Development Council
  • Atlanta Opera Company, Board of Directors 2007-2011
  • Habersham Park Neighborhood Association, Co- Founder, Board Member and Former President
  • Southeastern Palm Society, General Counsel
  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens, various leadership initiatives
  • Member: City Club of Buckhead, Atlanta National Golf Club and Piedmont Driving Club
  • All Saints Episcopal Church, Parishoner


  • Technology Association of Georgia FinTech Council
  • Logistics Task Force of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
  • Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA), member Board of Underwriters
  • The Outsourcing Institute, Member
  • TAG FinTech Steering Committee, Member