• Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Cheryl V. Shaw

Of Counsel
T: 404.322.6139
F: 404.322.6050
Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363

Cheryl Shaw is of counsel in the Atlanta office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, where she practices in the areas of corporate law, executive compensation, and employee benefits. Cheryl provides counsel on equity and non-equity incentive plans, retirement plans and health and welfare plan compliance. Cheryl’s experience also includes a range of corporate transactional work, including all areas of commercial real estate, finance, TADs, and merger and acquisition matters.


  • Experienced in PPACA healthcare reform, HIPAA, COBRA and general health and welfare plan compliance
  • Experienced in executive compensation and employee benefits issues in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Advises on tax issues, including Section 409A compliance with respect to executive incentive plans
  • Experienced in tax and business matters impacting business organizations,  including formation, operation, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, expansions and financing
  • Regularly advises clients on routine and high end business and real estate transactions
  • Routinely counsels school districts on various real estate matters, TADS, e-Rate, e-Verify, procurement and contracting