Tanner & Guin, LLC represents privately-held and family-owned businesses across Alabama in matters relating to all areas of building, maintaining, and growing a business. The firm represents a broad base of local, regional, national, and international concerns in areas such as business financing (including bonds and tax-exempt financing), mergers and acquisitions, federal, state, and local taxation, litigation and mediation, labor and employment law, environmental law, real estate, estate planning and probate, trademark/trade name, and copyright law. The firm also services businesses in the areas of business succession planning and charitable/planned giving.
In representing privately-held and family-owned businesses, attorneys have experience in navigating the various business issues from building and starting a business, managing a business at various stages, preparing businesses to be sold, or merging and acquiring other businesses during a growth and expansion stage. In the areas of litigation and mediation, the firm represents clients that are based in Alabama in resolving disputes, and companies headquartered outside the State of Alabama operating facilities and subsidiaries in the State.
The firm has experience in economic development and industrial incentives, dealing with the various tax and financing programs available to companies and businesses. In addition, the firm services industries across the board with their various legal needs in managing and growing their businesses. These industries include construction, real estate development and property management, health care, manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, publishing and media, retail, and non-profit organizations, including churches and various religious and charitable organizations.
Tanner & Guin, LLC is an active community leader as a sponsor of the Kentuck Arts Festival, Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, Theatre Tuscaloosa and The Arts Council, and capital campaigns for The University of Alabama, Shelton State Community College and Stillman College. Attorneys serve on Boards for various industry, civic and non-profit organizations throughout the area and actively participate in building and growing the business community and infrastructure of West Alabama.
Tanner & Guin, LLC is a member of LawPact, an international association of independent business law firms. Membership and participation in LawPact provides our firm with resource and referral networks in cities worldwide.