Biography

Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1992
  • Illinois, 1979
  • Alabama, 1977

Distinctions

  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, ​Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Business/Corporate, 2006

Education & Honors

  • John Marshall Law School, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
  • Samford University, J.D., cum laude, 1977

Experience

  • Counsel to entrepreneurs in wide range of industries in connection with privately held businesses.
  • Represented clients in numerous transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, capitalizations and reorganizations of businesses.
  • Extensive experience in commercial real estate:  counsel to owners and developers in connection with acquisition, construction, financing and disposition of variety of properties, including many multi-property, multi-state acquisitions, dispositions and refinancings.
  • Advises clients in organization of various enterprises and reorganization of enterprises experiencing financial difficulties.