Revealed: Oct. 19, 2021 at 12:08 PM EDT|Up to date: 1 hour in the past
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kutak Rock, one of many nation’s main legislation corporations, proclaims its official entrance into the Florida authorized market with the opening of an workplace in Tallahassee. 9 shareholders and one affiliate from the agency Hopping Inexperienced & Sams (HGS) will be part of Kutak Rock and set up the workplace in Tallahassee. HGS attorneys have began transitioning their clientele to Kutak Rock and can formally be part of the agency on November 15, 2021. The group strengthens the agency’s service choices within the areas of particular tax districts, public finance and actual property transactions, and grows Kutak Rock’s legal professional rely to 562.
HGS is a Florida-based boutique legislation agency that has served purchasers within the specialised areas of environmental, land use, actual property, and public finance for greater than 40 years. The group represents neighborhood growth and particular districts in Florida and Alabama, together with multi-county stewardship districts for a few of Florida’s largest neighborhood builders.
“It’s uncommon to seek out robust enterprise and cultural synergies between corporations – and that’s the reason the addition of this gifted group of attorneys is so thrilling. They carry many years of expertise within the Florida authorized market, a formidable roster of purchasers and work that may be a pure complement to our current practices,” mentioned Debra Thompson, managing companion for Kutak Rock’s Atlanta regional workplace. “Our new colleagues are a fantastic match, an amazing asset to the agency and we’re excited to strengthen our presence within the Southeast.”
Becoming a member of Kutak Rock from HGS are attorneys Joseph A. Brown, Katie S. Buchanan, Michael C. Eckert, Wesley S. Haber, Jonathan T. Johnson, Tucker F. Mackie, Michelle Okay. Rigoni, Sarah R. Sandy, Lindsay C. Whelan and Alyssa C. Willson. The group brings with them paralegals and administrative assist workers.
“For years our workforce has targeted on the creation and operation of neighborhood growth and different particular districts throughout Florida and Alabama,” mentioned Jonathan Johnson, a senior HGS shareholder and president of the agency. “Kutak Rock’s tradition of teamwork and its nationwide status in a broad vary of observe areas positions us to proceed to supply a excessive stage of experience in all sorts of public finance, tax, and actual property issues. We’re excited to deliver our workforce’s expertise to Kutak Rock and sit up for rising the agency’s observe all through the state.”
“Our new workforce in Florida displays a various and entrepreneurial spirit that can improve Kutak Rock’s practices and collaborative tradition and we sit up for changing into an integral a part of the Florida enterprise and civic communities,” mentioned Jay Selanders, Chair of Kutak Rock. “Florida has long-represented alternative for Kutak Rock and our official enlargement into the market permits us to develop the portfolio of providers we provide together with the total vary of actual property providers equivalent to land use, environmental, leasing and tax credit, and public finance providers equivalent to bond finance, P3, reasonably priced and senior housing, and tax.”
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