Burr & Forman Boosts Real Estate Practice with Addition of Nashville Counsel
Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 28, 2016 - Burr & Forman LLP announces that Nashville-based counsel John F. Rogers, Jr. has joined the firm's Real Estate practice. His addition is part of Burr & Forman's continued expansion in Nashville, where it has nearly tripled its attorney count over the last 18 months. Last month, the firm announced its plans to relocate to SoBro in early 2017 with a thirteen-year lease commitment in the emerging downtown neighborhood, thanks to its aggressive growth record.
"As we continue to grow and add strength to our Nashville office, we are thrilled to welcome John to our team," said Stephen Price, managing partner of Burr & Forman's Nashville office. "John brings key real estate experience to our group of environmental, construction and lending attorneys, which enables us to assist our clients with all of their real estate and related needs."
Rogers has practiced for approximately 27 years in Kentucky and Tennessee and primarily counsels private and publicly traded clients in commercial real estate transactions. Rogers has experience handling matters relating to undeveloped and developed land, office, industrial and retail property acquisitions and divestitures, portfolio transactions, commercial property leasing transactions, payment-in-lieu of taxes transactions and financing transactions (including workouts). In addition, Rogers has experience negotiating asset purchase agreements and other business acquisition and divestiture agreements.
Additionally, Rogers is a member of the Tennessee and Kentucky Bar Associations, the Nashville Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association and the American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate and Trust Section.
Rogers earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Burr & Forman's experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, the firm's attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and 10 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.