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Arnall Golden Gregory Named One of Georgia’s Best Economic Development Law Firms
October 29, 2015
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Southern Business & Development magazine has named Arnall Golden Gregory one of the top four economic development law firms in Georgia.

The firm has a history of assisting with some of the most significant projects in the South, including representation of the State of Georgia in negotiations that brought the $1.26 billion Kia Motors Manufacturing plant to West Point, Ga., and representation of Benteler AG with its $900 million steel mill project in Shreveport, La.

Last year, partners Lewis C. Horne Jr. and Sandra Z. Zayac, who serve as general counsel to the Development Authority of Fulton County, joined Arnall Golden Gregory. The Development Authority is the largest issuer in Georgia of “sale leaseback bonds,” which is one method of providing property tax incentives to businesses relocating to or expanding in Georgia.

Arnall Golden Gregory’s Public Finance and Economic Development team is a leading advisor on solar farm projects and water supply, and guides U.S. and foreign businesses, developers, development authorities, and state and local governments through the processes critical to the location and development of new facilities and the expansion of existing facilities.

The Public Finance and Economic Development attorneys are especially adept in negotiating incentives related to facility location and expansion.

The primary contacts are John L. Gornall Jr.Andrew J. Schutt , Mr. Horne and Ms. Zayac.

Southern Business & Development magazine is the leading publication focused on economic development, site selection and expanding or relocating businesses in the American South, one of the world's largest economies.

About Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Arnall Golden Gregory, with approximately 160 attorneys in Atlanta and Washington, DC, employs a “business sensibility” approach, developing a deep understanding of each client’s situation in order to find a customized, cost-sensitive solution. Selected for The National Law Journal’s prestigious 2013 Midsize Hot List, the firm advises on corporate, litigation and regulatory matters for numerous industries, including business services, healthcare, life sciences, logistics and transportation, real estate, franchising, information services, energy, and manufacturing. AGG is a solutions partner that subscribes to the belief “not if, but how.”

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