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.
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.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Herbert B. Wolf Jr. (Bert) has been named Office Executive Member for the Memphis, Tenn., office.
ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Dan Douglass and Bill Joseph were recently honored in the 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.