Business and Finance


Lawyers in Hand Arendall's Business and Finance Practice Group have experience in handling all types of financial and corporate transactions. They regularly provide advice in connection with:

  • Corporate acquisitions and mergers
  • Formation, management and dissolution of corporations, joint ventures, limited liability companies, and partnerships of all types
  • Employment agreements and all types of compensation plans, including deferred compensation, incentive stock option, stock bonus, employee stock ownership, profit-sharing, pension and other employee benefit plans
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Buy/sell shareholder agreements
  • Organization and representation of banks, bank holding companies, and savings and loan associations
  • Interpretation of and compliance with state and federal banking and consumer credit regulations
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in substantial loan transactions
  • Representation of creditors in liquidation and reorganization proceedings, particularly as counsel for institutional lenders and other secured and unsecured creditors
  • Franchises and distributorships
  • Municipal and industrial bond issues
  • Representation of issuers and underwriters in public securities offerings
  • Advice on private placement of securities

For more information regarding the Business and Finance Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Christopher M. Gill or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.

Firm News

Thursday, Dec 14th, 2017

We are pleased to announce Hand Arendall and Harrison Sale McCloy will combine effective January 1, 2018 to form a southern, regional law firm with approximately 85 lawyers.

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Tuesday, Nov 28th, 2017
Client Alert: Wire Instruction Fraud

One emerging cyber scheme involves the manipulation of wire transfer information. Are you at risk?

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Thursday, Aug 31st, 2017
Mobile Office Location Announces Move

Hand Arendall will be relocating its current Mobile offices to Merchants Plaza renewing its commitment to downtown Mobile.

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Thursday, Aug 24th, 2017
Hand Arendall Recognized in Chambers USA

The Firm was recognized as a top firm in Banking & Finance and Labor & Employment. Also, Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy and Nick Greenwood were all recognized by the publication as top attorneys in public finance.

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Sunday, Aug 20th, 2017
Witcher Quoted in Business Alabama

Member James Witcher is quoted in the August 2017 Business Alabama article When Data Balloons, So Can Law Costs.

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