Baker Donelsonhas been recognized by Southern Business & Development (SB&D) as one of the South’s leading law firms for economic development.
SB&D, which covers economic development in the American South, recently released its directory, “The South’s Best Economic Development Law Firms,” highlighting law firms with multidisciplinary economic development practices that encompass fields including real estate, tax, government relations, construction, environmental, and incentive packages.
“Since the early 1990s, the American South has become an extremely competitive region for company locations and expansions, including large inflows of foreign direct investment. Baker Donelson is very proud to be an active participant in advising private sector investors and communities,” said Michael H. Johnson, who chairs the Firm’s Economic Development and Cross Border Corporate Transactions practices. “Our scope of experience involving some of the highest profile projects in recent years demonstrates the capabilities we offer across the many areas that are involved in successful economic development projects. We look forward to continuing to be a leading player in the dynamic growth opportunities across the South and beyond.”
Members of Baker Donelson’s Economic Development practice routinely represent businesses in connection with manufacturing and warehouse location projects, including greenfield and brownfield projects, commercial and retail developments, and housing developments throughout the U.S., including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Among the team’s major capital projects are manufacturing facilities, aerospace and automotive suppliers, renewable energy, warehouse and logistics, shopping centers, mixed-use developments, and water and sewer infrastructure developments.