Milam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam P.A.

G. Alan Howard Shareholder

G. Alan Howard is a founding member of the firm and represents clients in corporate and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, project finance, and technology law.
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  • Undergraduate University of Georgia
  • Law University of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • All State Courts in Florida
  • All State Courts in Georgia
  • U.S. District Court,
    Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court,
    Southern District of Florida


G. Alan Howard is a native of St. Simons Island, Georgia.  Mr. Howard received his law degree and undergraduate degree, with high honors, from the University of Georgia.

Mr. Howard is a transactional attorney whose practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, project finance, corporate finance and securities matters. His clients span a range of industry sectors, including energy, technology, insurance and financial services.  He regularly advises clients on corporate governance issues.  Mr. Howard represents buyers and sellers of small to mid-market companies in mergers, stock purchase and asset purchase transactions. He is experienced in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a broad spectrum of syndicated and non-syndicated credit transactions involving both domestic and foreign companies in a wide variety of industries.  These transactions include public and private bond financing, secured and unsecured loan facilities, senior, subordinated and mezzanine credit facilities, asset based loan facilities, and construction loan facilities. Mr. Howard also represents individual, family office and institutional investors in selected investment transactions.  Mr. Howard represents startup to early market companies in exempt limited offerings. Mr. Howard also represents both lenders and sponsors in project finance transactions involving the acquisition, construction and financing of electric power generation and landfill gas conversion facilities.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Technology Law
  • Project Finance
  • Corporate Banking Law


  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer in Mergers & Acquisitions (2014 – Present)
  • 2018 Ultimate Attorney, Jacksonville Business Journal
  • Legal Legends Class of 2018, Attorney at Law magazine
  • Jacksonville Magazine, Top Lawyers in Jacksonville

Community Involvement

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, JEA (largest municipal utility in Florida and 7th largest in the nation) (2017 – 2019)
  • Chair, Business Law Section (The Florida Bar) 2015-2016
  • Chair, Financial Institutions Committee (The Florida Bar) 1998
  • Member, Business Law Section (The Florida Bar)
  • Member, Executive Council (The Florida Bar) 1997 – Present
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville (2010 – 2013)