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Bonelaw’s CEO Featured in Nashville Business Journal

Charles Robert Bone, President and CEO of Bonelaw, was the featured leader in the Nashville Business Journal’s “The Boss” series. Click The Boss to read the full interview.

NBJ Takes a Look at Employee Retention in our Growing City

The Nashville Business Journal has talked to several industries within Nashville regarding the growth of the city and how to protect your top employees, including our own CEO, Charles Robert Bone.

To read all articles related to Talent War:  How to protect your top employees, check out this week's Nashville Business Journal, here.

"Non-compete contracts aren't commonplace in the legal field," Bone said.  "We take a proactive approach to retention.  Every attorney is a member.  We have no partners, and everyone is compensated by the same formula.  We've tried to be very intentional creating a structure where every member is equal and has ownership in the firm."

Charles W. Bone Recognized as Sumner County Impact Award Winner

Bone McAllester Norton founder and chairman Charles W. Bone has been selected as a “Sumner County Impact award winner” by the Nashville Business Journal. Nominations were submitted by the public for individuals making a positive impact on the community and business environment in the county, and the list of 30 winners was announced Friday.

Winners will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville, Sumner and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

BMN Attorneys Working to Bring Second The Fresh Market to Nashville Area

The upscale grocery store chain The Fresh Market has announced plans to open its second Nashville-area location in Hendersonville. The store will be located in The Streets of Indian Lake on more than 15 acres. The Alcoholic Beverage Law team at Bone McAllester Norton are working the developer on this location.

Read more from the Nashville Business Journal here.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville, Sumner and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Renata Soto Featured in Nashville Business Journal’s “The Boss”

Bone McAllester Norton friend Renata Soto, co-founder of Conexion Americas, is the feature in the “The Boss” section of this week's Nashville Business Journal. In the article, Renata discusses the city’s allure to immigrant families, how she spends her days, her love of the Belcourt Theater, traveling and Beyonce.

Conexion Americas is a nonprofit that helps advance Nashville’s Latino population. In 2012, she opened Casa Azafran, a hub of community empowerment, nonprofit collaboration and global grandeur for immigrants of all backgrounds. Just a few weeks ago, she played host to President Obama at Casa Azafran for a talk on immigration reform.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 40 attorneys and offices in Nashville, Sumner and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

No. 308 Owners Working to Open Bar & Restaurant in Former Laundry Facility

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Will Cheek worked with Alexis and Britt Soler on the lease negotiation for a 2,000-square-foot space in Edgehill Village that once served as the boiler room for the White Way Dry Cleaners main plant. The sisters are looking to build on the success of their hip cocktail lounge in East Nashville, No. 308. The “classic” menu will serve some food but will primarily focus on craft cocktails.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 40 attorneys and offices in Nashville, Sumner and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Anne Martin Named to “Women of Influence”

Congratulations to Bone McAllester Norton attorney Anne C. Martin, who has been named as a “Women of Influence” winner by Nashville Business Journal. She was named as one of the five winners in the “Company Executive” category and will be honored at a luncheon on Feb. 25 at the Omni Nashville Hotel.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 40 attorneys and offices in Nashville, Sumner and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Christie Cookie Founder Opening Upscale Dessert Bar in Nashville

Bone McAllester Norton client Christie Hauck, known for his Christie Cookies retail stores, is opening Nashville’s first elevated dessert bar and café in Green Hills. Goozy, a name taken from a grandchild who had trouble pronouncing “gooey,” will feature a bakery, café and wine and cocktail bar where guests can order cookies, gelato, beer, wine, milkshakes, craft cocktails, cheese plates, salads and gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. Molten chocolate cakes will be the featured item on the menu.

Hauck’s first Goozy will open in the renovated Bravo Gelato store located behind Corner Pub in Green Hills in mid-November.

Bonelaw attorneys are providing him with liquor licensing and trademark work.

The Nashville Business Journal has more on this here.

 

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Stephen Zralek Weighs in on Tracy-DesJarlais Race with the Nashville Business Journal

Congressman Scott DesJarlais and state Sen. Jim Tracy are involved in a close victory for Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District seat, and Bone McAllester Norton attorney Stephen J. Zralek, who practices in campaign law, spoke with the Nashville Business Journal today about what to expect if the outcome is challenged.

“A good place for candidates to look when challenging results is absentee ballots,” he said. DesJarlais has a 35-vote lead. Because this was an election in a party primary, a different avenue from what would happen in general elections will take place, should a contest follow.

“The Tracy-DesJarlais election and any contest arising out of that will be governed exclusively by the Tennessee Republican Party’s executive committee.”

Read the full story here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Climb Nashville Slated to Serve Food and Beer

Climb Nashville, an indoor rock-climbing facility and gym, recently opened its new center on Charlotte Avenue in West Nashville. The 17,000 square-foot facility includes a workout area, yoga center and a café. Owners of the facility worked with Bone McAllester Norton’s Alcoholic Beverage Law attorneys to secure the appropriate beer licensing and hope to start serving food and beer soon.

The Nashville Business Journal featured a slideshow on the new space. Click here to see more.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Meet the Men Behind Nashville’s OZ

Bone McAllester Norton client OZ Nashville was featured in a cover story in last week’s Nashville Business Journal. The contemporary arts center just closed on its inaugural season—dubbed “Brave New Art”—and reporter E.J. Boyer sat down with Cano and Tim Ozgener, the father and son duo who founded OZ, to get a peek into the story behind the revolutionary arts venue.

Cano Ozgener, an Armenian-Turk who immigrated to the United States in the 1960s to study mechanical engineering at Columbia University, fell in love with New York City’s art scene while in college. He moved to Nashville later that decade for a job at DuPont, and after word got out about his hobby making smoking-pipe stems, he founded CAO International, which then led to the humidor and cigar-making business. His son, Tim, had joined him in the business at a young age, and they sold it in 2007 to a European tobacco giant. Art was their next venture.

They wanted to bring an arts venue that reflected where Nashville wants to be—or should be—in the contemporary arts world. Looking at nearly 4,500 attendees in its first five months, OZ’s inaugural season can be counted as a success. Hosting everything from theater and dance to classical music, the blank space at OZ is able to accommodate a variety of performances. Read more about the Ozgeners and what they have planned for their second season here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Bonelaw’s Alcoholic Beverage Team Assists in $70 Million Hotel Transaction

Bone McAllester Norton's alcoholic beverage law team helped in a multimillion dollar transaction of the DoubleTree hotel in downtown Nashville. Chicago-based Walton Street Capital, a private-equity real estate investment firm, paid nearly $70 million dollars for the 337-room property at 315 Fourth Avenue N.  Attorneys C. Tucker Herndon and William T. Cheek III, along with paralegal Vicki Schmidt, helped to secure the beer permit for the bar in the hotel's lobby yesterday, so service will not be interrupted during the transition of ownership.

Read more about this deal from the Nashville Business Journal here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Corsair Distillery Announces Expansion into South Nashville

Bone McAllester Norton client Corsair Distillery announced plans to expand into the growing Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood in South Nashville last week. Owner Darek Bell told the Nashville Business Journal that the move is necessary to keep up with demand. The new space, totally 30,000 square feet, will be responsible for distilling and barreling the artisan liquor.

Read more about the expansion here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Bone McAllester Norton’s Charles Robert Bone, Will Cheek, Anne Martin and Stephen Zralek Selected to Nashville Business Journal’s "Best of the Bar"

Congratulations are in order to four Bone McAllester Norton attorneys, who have been selected to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” list, announced today: Charles Robert Bone, William T. Cheek III, Anne C. Martin and Stephen J. Zralek. The publication solicited nominees in three size categories, plus a corporate counsel category, and nominees voted on each other, determining the final selection of 80 attorneys.

They will be recognized during a reception on June 26 at the Nashville City Club.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

 

 

Nashville Craft Distillery to Open in Wedgewood-Houston Neighborhood

Bone McAllester Norton client Bruce Boeko has plans to open a new distillery and tasting room in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood of Nashville in late summer or early fall, the Nashville Business Journal reports. He will produce whiskey and brandy, among other spirits, in 3,700 square feet of space being developed at the corner of Hagan and Chestnut streets. Nashville Craft Distillery will join the ranks of Nashville’s growing local craft distillers.

Bonelaw’s Alcoholic Beverage Law group is helping Boeko with his liquor licensing needs.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Anne Sumpter Arney Chosen as a “Health Care Hero” by the Nashville Business Journal

Congratulations to Bone McAllester Norton attorney Anne Sumpter Arney, who was today named by the Nashville Business Journal as a “Health Care Hero” for 2014. The award is in the “Health Care Professional Services” category. The eighth annual Health Care Heroes awards honor the leaders, innovators and strategists whose work helps grow the region’s healthcare industry.

A third-generation lawyer and active community leader, Anne leads the Healthcare Law practice group at Bonelaw, focusing her efforts on legal issues that affect non-hospital and non-insurance healthcare providers.

Anne and the 30 other winners, will be honored at an awards luncheon on June 6 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Andrea Perry Wins Women of Influence Award

Congratulations to Bone McAllester Norton attorney Andrea P. Perry, who was honored with the Nashville Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award in the “Inspiration/Mentor” category. The awards luncheon was held today at the Renaissance Hotel. The 10 winners were selected from nominations reviewed by past winners.

“We are proud of Andrea and all that she has accomplished professionally and personally,” said Charles W. Bone, founder and chairman of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC. “She has been a tremendous asset to our firm, and as a trusted mentor, she has helped shape the lives of many young women. Andrea is most deserving of this recognition. She will continue to make a difference in our community for many years to come.”

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Andrea Perry Named as a Nashville Business Journal 2014 Women of Influence Finalist

Congratulations to Bone McAllester Norton attorney Andrea Perry, who has been named as a finalist in the Nashville Business Journal’s “2014 Women of Influence” awards. Andrea was nominated in the “Inspiration/Mentor” category. Winners will be announced at an awards luncheon at the Renaissance Hotel on February 11.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 36 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

 

Winter 2013 Newsletter Features Super Lawyers, New Attorneys and an MLK Save-the-Date

2013 has been a tremendous year for Bone McAllester Norton, and we have you, our valued clients and friends, to thank. Our latest newsletter has important updates and announcements, including new attorneys and a save-the-date for our annual MLK Fellowship Breakfast.

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Charles W. Bone Honored with Most Admired CEOs Award from the Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton founder and chairman Charles W. Bone received the Most Admired CEOs award from the Nashville Business Journal yesterday. His recognition, in the “Private Company, 26-100 Employees” category, was voted on by all finalists and was presented at a banquet at the Omni Nashville Hotel last night. The second annual awards honor leaders who provide inspiration; hold their employees, products and services in the highest regard; run their companies with integrity; and are shining examples of how all companies should be run and managed.

Congratulations, Charles, on this much deserved recognition!

To read more about the award, click here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment, environmental matters, criminal defense and government investigations and labor and employment. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, call 615-238-6300 or visit www.bonelaw.com.