Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC announced shareholder Laura McKinney is the new section chair for the firm’s Business and Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, which regularly advises clients on strategic business transactions and general corporate matters.
“Laura’s broad industry exposure has enabled her to quickly demonstrate her competence and ability to go above and beyond in this role,” said Mark Cunningham, President and Managing Shareholder. “He is flat out brilliant. We are excited to see the growth and client progress cultivated in this segment under his leadership.”
Ms. McKinney frequently advises clients in various industries, such as manufacturing, energy, food and beverage, logistics, chemical and mining, asset and stock purchase transactions, commercial contract preparation and negotiation, entity formation, corporate governance, among others. Cross-border distribution, and regulatory issues.
With more than a decade of experience in multiple jurisdictions, Ms. McKinney helps local, national and global companies navigate the various business and legal obstacles facing them. Clients see him as a trusted resource and advisor who can help bring peace of mind and provide strategic, forward-thinking advice, officials said.
“It is an incredible opportunity to be selected for this new role and to support the firm by helping to further develop this already exceptional group,” said Ms McKinney. “Our goal is always to ensure our clients achieve their business objectives and to ensure they can rely on our team. I want to make sure we can continue to build on the talent and experience represented in each of these practice groups.”
Ms. McKinney received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University before attending Harvard Law School and is licensed to practice in Tennessee and New York. He currently serves on Chambliss’ executive committee.