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November 13, 2015

Stites & Harbison grows its Tennessee presence - Adds three real estate attorneys

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Real Estate & Banking Practice Gains Strength

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes three attorneys to its Tennessee offices. David Wicker joins the Nashville office while Will Brown and Madison (Matt) Roberts IV join the Franklin office. All three attorneys are joining the firm’s Real Estate & Banking Service Group.

“Nashville and the surrounding markets are booming,” stated Gregory D. Smith, Nashville Office Executive Member. “We are pleased to welcome Matt, David and Will to the firm as they have proven track records in their field, and will be great additions to the Real Estate and Banking team.”

Roberts is a Member (Partner) of the firm. His practice focuses on real estate and finance, property tax and business litigation. Outside of the firm, he serves as president of the Williamson County CASA, Inc. Board of Directors. He is also a board member, legislative committee chair and past president of Tennessee Association of Property Tax Professionals.

Wicker is also a Member (Partner) of the firm. From acquiring raw land and obtaining lending on the land to the project’s development, lease-up and ultimate disposition, he represents clients in all aspects of real estate transactions. He focuses on corporate and commercial transactions, forming and modifying business entities, commercial real estate development, and working with both borrowers and lenders on loan transactions. Before joining the firm, Wicker had his own real estate law firm in Nashville. Outside of the firm, he serves as a board member of the Metropolitan Nashville Sports Authority.

Based in Stites & Harbison’s Franklin office, Brown is an attorney focusing on real estate, finance and business law. Prior to joining the firm, Brown practiced for several years with a litigation boutique firm in Nashville, where he advised businesses and executives on a wide array of issues – from corporate organization, governance issues, recapitalizations, private equity transactions, and mergers all the way to lawsuits at the trial and appellate levels. While in law school, Brown was an intern for the firm in the Franklin office, as well as for the Hon. Maureen Keegan, Superior Court Judge, in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Nashville.

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Real Estate Development & Finance Business Litigation Real Estate & Land Use Litigation Real Estate General Practice Commercial Finance