Burr & Forman

Brandon T. Norris

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  • J.D., University of South Carolina (2005)
  • B.A., University of South Carolina (2001)

South Carolina

  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
  • Member, South Carolina Economic Developers Association
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate (2014-2018) "Super Lawyers Rising Star," Business/Corporate (2014-2018)
  • Named, Legal Elite of the Upstate, Greenville Business Magazine (2014-2015, 2018)
  • Graduate, Opportunity Greenville
  • Member, Upstate Alliance
  • Member, Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce
  • Served as bond counsel to a city in issuance of a $5,000,000 waterworks and sewer system revenue bond

  • Served as bond counsel to a city in issuance of a $1,000,000 special obligation bond (hospitality fee pledge)

  • Served as bond counsel to a city in issuance of a $1,890,000 promissory note to the South Carolina Water Quality Revolving Fund Authority

  • Served as borrower's counsel in a $7,800,000 New Markets Tax Credits financing for the acquisition, construction and renovation of recreational facilities

  • Served as borrower's counsel in a $15,000,000 New Markets Tax Credits financing for the acquisition and construction of a parking garage

  • Served as borrower's counsel in a $4,000,000 New Markets Tax Credits financing for the acquisition and construction of airport facilities

  • Served as borrower's counsel in a $5,000,000 New Markets Tax Credits financing for the acquisition and construction of cycling facilities

  • Assisted in representing local manufacturer in procuring various tax incentives, including a fee-in-lieu of tax agreement, from local government in exchange for a $25,000,000 investment in land, equipment and infrastructure

  • Represented manufacturer in procurement of various tax incentives, including a fee-in-lieu of tax arrangement and certain special source revenue credits in connection with an $11,000,000 investment in equipment and infrastructure

  • Represented manufacturer in procurement of various tax incentives, including a fee-in-lieu of tax arrangement and certain special source revenue credits in connection with an $30,000,000 investment in equipment and infrastructure

  • Served as seller's counsel in the sale of the stock of a local consulting firm characterized as a deemed asset sale pursuant to I.R.C. ยง338(h)(10)

  • Served as seller's counsel in the sale of all membership interests in an industrial services company

  • Assisted local school district in formation of South Carolina non-profit corporation and application for exemption from federal income tax

  • Served as purchaser's counsel in the acquisition of local apartment complex

  • Served as purchaser's counsel in acquisition and renovation of downtown commercial facility

  • Assisted in closing multiple commercial real estate transactions involving the simultaneous purchase and sale of multiple gasoline stations and convenience stores in various states

  • Served as seller's counsel with regard to sale of various utility systems

Partner | Greenville, SC

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Services

Finance Real Estate Public Finance Corporate

Industries

Financial Institutions Real Estate Manufacturing

Brandon works in the firm's public finance practice group and has a practice that is made up of a variety of transactions, including issuance of municipal bonds, commercial real estate closings, corporate asset and stock sales, commercial credit facility transactions, nonprofit entity applications for tax exemption, New Markets Tax Credits financings and property tax economic incentive transactions. This variety of experience enables Brandon to guide his clients through many of the complex business decisions they face, and to help them leverage the business tools available to them to continually grow and evolve.