Obtained all licenses for 17 casual dining restaurants in Tennessee and Virginia as part of seven-state transaction with a national chain on a compressed schedule to ensure timely closing of deal.
Obtained licensing for more than 200 convenience stores in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Virginia, Georgia, Arkansas and Louisiana as part of ownership change.
Obtained licensing for privately owned arts and events center seeking to increase revenue sources to support unique contemporary performances otherwise unavailable in Tennessee.
Represented new ownership group of Nashville’s Minor League Baseball team to obtain alcoholic beverage licensing.
Represented international publicly traded oil and gas company in litigation against regulatory authority regarding applicability of distance ordinances to grandfathered location.
Obtained alcoholic beverage permits for sports tavern chain expanding into Tennessee with five new locations.
Obtained licensing for newly built hotel and convention center.
Obtained necessary permits for locally owned blues bar located in Nashville.
Represented multi-state burger bar to permit first Tennessee location in Knoxville.
Represented owners of four different golf courses to obtain alcoholic beverage permits.
Advised landlord regarding applicability of distance ordinances when converting shopping center to multi-use facility.
Advised steakhouse chain expanding into Tennessee to ensure advertising compliance.
Structured transactions to comply with ownership change regulations
More than 19 years of experience managing permit renewal process for clients, including hotels and restaurants.
Successfully resolved citations against businesses and employees for convenience store.