Carter Allen, P.C. From Business Plan to Exit ®

A boutique law firm helping clients journey from business plan to exit

"Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment." - Evan Hardin (climber).

About us and the company we keep

As the shaded states indicate, we represent clients and participate in deals with parties across the nation. We represent large and small clients doing deals with large and small companies. We work with and against big and small law firms to help our clients achieve their objectives.

About Carter Allen:

Carter Allen has been practicing law since 1993. He left Alston & Bird, LLP in 2000 and founded Carter Allen, P.C. to provide high quality fixed fee legal services to entrepreneurs and closely held companies to help them journey “from business plan to exit.” He has broad experience in every facet of providing legal services including experience working as big firm counsel, small firm counsel, start-up general counsel and institutional in-house counsel.

Carter graduated cum laude in the top 6% of his class from Georgia State University College of Law in 1993. Honors at GSU Law School included Moot Court Board, National Moot Court Competition Team, and American Jurisprudence Award for Advanced Evidence. He received a BS in Business Administration from Wake Forest University in 1990. He has had a Series 7 license (which is no longer current).

Carter enjoys working with entrepreneurs and sharing his passion and experience in the Atlanta community. He is a familiar face as a judge for business plan competitions with the Georgia Tech MBA program and the “Georgia Bowl” sponsored by the Kennesaw State University MBA program. He is also a frequent lecturer for MBA and undergraduate programs on the path “From Business Plan to Exit.” An avid outdoorsman, he spent seven years as an executive board member and officer for the nonprofit Georgia Conservancy. Carter enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons, especially in the outdoors. His hobbies include photography, motorcycles, rock climbing, scuba diving, caving, and camping.