B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 1985 J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1995 Admitted to practice in Arkansas, 1995
Advises business and individual clients in all aspects of commercial transactions. Serves as counsel to numerous financial institutions on all manner of lending and transactional matters. Represents real estate developers, property managers, construction contractors, retailers and petroleum marketers concerning the conveyance, purchase, development and leasing of real property.Â Advises clients on municipal finance, tax exempt, tax credit and 1031 transactions.Â Counsel to various business entities with respect to the formation, merger, restructuring, acquisition, and sale of businesses. Experienced in utility regulatory matters subject to the jurisdiction of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Advises clients with respect to aircraft and aviation-related matters. Represents restaurants, hotels and retailers in securing on-premises and off-premises liquor permits from the Alcohol Beverage Control division. As a former Assistant Attorney General, represented governmental agencies in all civil and administrative matters.
American Bar Association, Member; Arkansas Bar Association, Member; Pulaski County Bar Association, Member; Arkansas Air National Guard, Lt. Colonel (Ret.); Metropolitan YMCA, Board Member; Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Board Member; Arkansas Secretary of Stateâ€™s Business and Commercial Services Advisory Council, Member; Pulaski Technical College Foundation, Board Member; Heart of Arkansas United Way, Board Member; Argenta Community Development Corporation, Board Member; Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute (C.A.R.T.I.), Board Member; Little Rock AFB Community Council, Member; UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, Deanâ€™s Advisory Council, Member; Argenta Downtown Council, Board Member; Leadership Greater Little Rock (LGLR) Alumni, Class XVII; Named to the Arkansas Business 2011 Power List; Selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Project Finance Law and Real Estate Law; Chambers USA-Recommended in Real Estate. 2013 The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate â€“ Little Rock and 2014 The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year in Project Finance Law â€“ Little Rock.
Little Rock Office
425 West Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201-3525