The firm assists in structuring joint ventures between domestic firms and foreign enterprises, negotiating with state and local governments concerning relocation incentives, drafting economic development-related legislation and constitutional amendments, assembling land for industrial sites on a confidential basis, and structuring and participating in governmental and tax-exempt financing directed toward economic development and expansion.
The firm's attorneys understand Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky and Indiana incentive programs offering training assistance, municipal property tax abatement and other relocation assistance. The firm also assists clients in negotiating low-interest loans from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.
ATLANTA—Georgia Trend magazine has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney William M. (Bill) Joseph as one of its 2020 Legal Elite in the category of Taxes/Estates/Trusts Law. This is the seventh time Joseph has earned the Legal Elite honor.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Tom Halbleib, Jr. as a member of the Kentucky Local Government Public-Private Partnership Board. He will serve a term expiring on August 1, 2024.