Matthew A. Hinshaw

Legal Assistant
Laura Kimes
P: 205.521.8437
Representative Experience
    • Shaw Industries
      Represented Shaw Industries in a $250 million expansion of their Andalusia facility. The project included construction for the expansion, installation of new equipment, and improvements in ergonomics, safety and energy efficiency. Assisted Shaw in negotiating a comprehensive incentives package with the state, county and city.

      Warrior Met Coal
      Counseled Warrior Met Coal on the nearly $90 million expansion of the Tuscaloosa County No. 4 mine. The team successfully negotiated a tax abatement incentives package for the Tuscaloosa County-based mining concern, which produces metallurgical coal for the steel industry.

      Tesla Motors, Inc.
      Counsel to Tesla Motors, Inc., an electric automobile manufacturer, in locating a lithium ion battery manufacturing facility to Storey County, Nevada. The Gigafactory will cost $5 billion to construct and equip and another $5 billion will be invested during the first 10 years of operations.

      Volkswagen Group of America
      Incentives counsel to Volkswagen Group of America for its $600 million expansion of the Volkswagen Chattanooga manufacturing plant. The project will add 2,000 jobs to the plant. This project was also named a “Top 10 Deal” for 2014 by Site Selection magazine.

      VF Sportswear, Inc.
      Counsel to VF Sportswear, Inc., an apparel company with numerous recognizable brands such as Nautica and Kipling, in relocating its corporate headquarters from Manhattan to Jersey City, New Jersey. Approximately 160 employees, earning an average annual base compensation of more than $92,500, were relocated.

      Incentives counsel to one of the largest homebuilders in the United States in relocating its corporate headquarters from Detroit to Atlanta.

      Simplified Logistic Solutions, LLC
      Represented the company in contract review and enforcement, choice of entity issues, intellectual property development and protection, and employment matters.

      MotionMobs, LLC
      Represented the company in a transaction which resulted in a substantial investment in the company by a third-party. Counsel to the company in on-going strategic decisions and contract matters.

      RangeWay Carriers, LLC
      Represented the company in entity formation, employment and contract matters.

      Wyatt Properties LLC
      Advised the company in a substantial commercial real estate acquisition on an extremely tight schedule.