Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Edward Hirsch

Edward D. Hirsch

Senior Counsel
Phone: 404.504.7686
Fax: 404.365.9532
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Edward D. Hirsch is Senior Counsel in the Corporate Technology Practice. Mr. Hirsch focuses his corporate law practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general commercial law. He has extensive experience representing acquirers and acquired companies and handling all areas of mergers and acquisitions. His corporate finance practice involves representing lenders and borrowers in loan negotiations, representing investors and issuers in connection with venture capital investment, and handling private securities offerings.

In addition, Mr. Hirsch’s general commercial law practice involves advising clients in structuring business organizations, representing clients in connection with employee benefit matters, shareholder disputes/divestitures, and shareholder/buy-sell agreements.

Mr. Hirsch’s private equity experience includes closing hundreds of venture capital financings with an emphasis on technology, business process outsourcing, medical device and service-related companies, and representing issuers and venture capital investors. Mr. Hirsch has extensive experience in assisting those clients in formation and capitalization, financings, recapitalization, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, equity incentive plans, and other corporate work.

Mr. Hirsch is a frequent speaker on corporate finance topics, such as mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, corporate governance, and securities law matters.

Representative Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented Delta Data Software in its acquisition by Accel-KKR

  • Represented Azalea Health in its acquisition of a simplifyMD, a healthcare IT company

  • Represented  Itaas, software engineering firm,  in its sale to Cognizant

  • Represented CAMotion, Inc./CAMotion Cranes, Inc., a robotics technology company, in its sale to PaR Systems, Inc.

  • Represented Movero, a communications life-cycle management company, in its sale to Calero Software, LLC, a subsidiary of Clearlake Capital Group

  • Represented Contact at Once!, a messaging platform, in its acquisition of Outsell, LLC

  • Represented Mobility Designs, a rehabilitation technology company, in its acquisition by Numotion (formerly United Seating & Mobility)

  • Represented a BPO Healthcare Company in $170M sale of its business

  • Represented HR Benefit Administration SaaS Company in $180M sale of its business

  • Represented Software company in $46M sale of its business

  • Represented BPO Healthcare Company in $23M acquisition

    Venture Capital Financing

  • Represented PhishLabs in its $7 million Series B investment by Fulcrum Equity Partners

  • Represented Kahua, a software development company, in multiple rounds of investment

  • Represented Bridge2Solutions, Inc. in its investment by Horizon Technology Finance Corporation

  • Represented Better World Books, an eCommerce distribution company, in its investment by BW-JVE Investments Social Enterprise Expansion Fund, LP

  • Represented REACH Health, a healthcare IT company, in its investments by Council Capital, C&B Capital, and BIP Capital

  • Represented Susquehanna Growth Equity, Trinity Ventures and Noro-Moseley Partners in their investment into Clearleap, a video technology company

  • Represented Voxa, a messaging intelligence company, in its investments by Ethos Capital Partners, Pgi, Tom Noonan and David Cummings

  • Represented River Cities Capital Funds, a venture capital investor, in its investment into Continuity Control, a financial technology company

  • Represented Edison Ventures in its investment into LogFire, a logistics software developer

  • Represented Susquehanna Growth Equity, a venture capital investor, in its investment into Clearleap, a video technology company

  • Represented Edison Ventures, a venture capital investor, in its investment into eSentire, an internet security company

  • Represented Member Assist, a retail software company, in its investment by Securian Ventures

  • Represented PhishLabs, an internet security company, in its investments by multiple investors

  • Represented Urjanet, Inc., a smart grid technology company, in its investments by GroTech Ventures, Imlay Investments, Inc., and Georgia Research Alliance

  • Represented 10 additional private companies in financing transactions ranging from $3M to $15M with venture capital investors over the past 12 months


  • Listed, Legal 500, Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, 2010 - 2011