Bob Hannon assists clients in a variety of commercial finance, commercial real estate, corporate and commercial law matters. His primary focus is representing lenders in all types of commercial loan transactions, with closings typically exceeding $1 billion in the aggregate during any calendar year, including syndications, participations, taxable and non-taxable loans, real estate development and construction loans, real estate acquisition loans, asset-based loans, healthcare loans (with a focus on senior living), private equity acquisition loans (with a focus on healthcare), ESOP loans, loans to nonprofit institutions, and mezzanine loans, along with workouts of any of the foregoing. Bob also represents borrowers in connection with any of the foregoing and additionally has extensive experience with loan sales and purchases. Finally, he assists lenders with corporate and regulatory matters and has experience with bank formations and mergers and acquisitions. Representative clients include BancorpSouth Bank, Bank of America, Cadence Bank, Fifth Third Bank, FirstBank, First Horizon Bank, Hancock Whitney Bank, Pinnacle Bank, Regions Bank, ServisFirst Bank, Synovus Bank, and Valley National Bank.
Before attending law school, Bob was an elementary school teacher with the Washington, D.C. public school system through Teach for America. Bob has served on the following boards: McNeilly Center for Children, Middle Tennessee's largest early childhood education provider with multiple sites in East Nashville, in the capacities of Board Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Chair of its annual fundraising event; Belcourt Theatre, a nonprofit theatre located in Hillsboro Village, in the capacities of Membership Committee Chair and Education Committee Chair; and Valor Collegiate Academies, a grades 5-12 charter school located in South Nashville, in the capacities of Board Chair, Secretary, Governance Committee Chair, and currently member of the Facilities and Finance Committee.