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Short Mountain Distillery Operates on Old Al Capone Bootleg Site, the Nashville Business Journal Reports

Bone McAllester Norton client Short Mountain Distillery, located in Woodbury, Tennessee, was featured in a Nashville Business Journal article yesterday. Brothers Billy, David and Ben Kaufman opened the distillery in 2012 on the farm that once provided Al Capone with moonshine during prohibition. The state’s sixth distillery, Short Mountain currently supplies Georgia, Illinois and Tennessee with authentic moonshine, bourbon and other spirits, and the Kaufman brothers have one goal in mind: to make the best-tasting moonshine around.

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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, 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.

Join Us for Blow Up! An Entrepreneur-Focused Panel Discussion

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Anne Sumpter Arney will serve as a panelist in the Nashville Business Journal's upcoming Entrepreneur Exchange discussion and speed mentoring, scheduled for Thursday, October 10.


If you are an entrepreneur--or have dreams of being one--we hope you can join us for this event!

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Anne Sumpter Arney will Serve as a Panelist at Entrepreneur Exchange, Sponsored by the Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Anne Sumpter Arney will serve as a panelist at the Nashville Business Journal’s upcoming Entrepreneur Exchange discussion and speed mentoring, scheduled for Thursday, October 10. During “Blow Up! When Is It Time to Expand.  . .or Exit?,” panelists will discuss lessons learned from managing explosive growth; changing the business model to avoid company failure; and deciding when it is time to close. Joining Arney will be Darrell Freeman, founder and CEO of Zycron; Cordia Harrington, CEO, The Bun Company; Nick Holland, founder & CEO of Populr.me; Curt Revelette, CEO & partner of Maristone Living and Jonathan’s Grille; Saurabh Sinha, president and CEO of Emids; and Shannon Terry, CEO of 247 Sports & Rivals.com.

The event takes place from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. Bone McAllester Norton is proud to be the presenting sponsor.

Arney has more than 30 years of experience working with many of Nashville’s entrepreneurs on how to start, grow, operate and sell their businesses. She advises her clients, both healthcare-related and non-healthcare-related, on business law and transactional issues, as well as assisting them in navigating ever changing healthcare laws and regulations.

 

 

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.

Will Cheek Speaks to Nashville Business Journal about Liquor Licensing Laws in Tennessee

“The liquor license process is cumbersome,” said Bone McAllester Norton attorney Will Cheek, when interviewed by the Nashville Business Journal last week about why opening a restaurant in Tennessee can seem so cumbersome. The article outlined the process restaurants must take in order to serve alcohol and beer in the state. David Howard, president of Neighborhood Dining Group, was also included, talking about the challenges his company faced with the licensing process when opening Husk Restaurant.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 35 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 Business Journal Reports Five Bars, Restaurants in the Future for Bone McAllester Norton Client

The Nashville Business Journal included a profile of Bone McAllester Norton client Luke McKee, owner of Red Rooster on Demonbreun. McKee has plans to open a variety of new bars and restaurants—five total—in the next three to four months. In the works are Fulton’s Tavern, Second Wind coffee shop, El Caminos Taco Lounge, The Pavilion.

To read the full story, click here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 35 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 Martin Takes Home High Award in Nashville Business Journal’s Best of the Bar Awards

Congratulations to Bone McAllester Norton labor and employment attorney Anne C. Martin, who received special recognition in last night’s Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar awards. Anne garnered the third most number of votes in the Medium Firms category. The awards, celebrating Middle Tennessee’s top lawyers and corporate counsel, were held at the Nashville City Club.

Other Bonelaw attorneys who were named to the Best of the Bar were Andrea P. Perry and Stephen J. Zralek.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 33 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 16 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.

Neighbors Bar & Restaurant Plans Two More Midstate Locations

Bone McAllester Norton client Jody Myers, co-owner of Neighbors of Sylvan Park, announced this week that he is opening two more locations for the neighborhood bar and restaurant. By the end of the year, Neighbors will have locations in Hendersonville and in Franklin. The menu will continue to serve the same favorites and will feature some new additions, including fish and burgers.

 

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 33 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 16 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.

Chris Raybeck Speaks to the Nashville Business Journal on Managing Growth

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Chris Raybeck was interviewed by the Nashville Business Journal last week on managing growth and was asked when he knows it is time to add staff. “If the value of opportunities that your instinct tells you are missed, or if the cost of unfilled demand is greater than the cost of hiring, it is time to add staff members.”

Chris will serve as a panelist at this Thursday’s Entrepreneur Exchange and will discuss ways to ramp up your business.

Read more from the Nashville Business Journal on adding staff here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 33 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 16 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 Anne Martin, Andrea Perry and Stephen Zralek Selected to Nashville Business Journal’s Best of the Bar

Congratulations are in order to three of Bone McAllester Norton’s attorneys, Anne C. Martin, Andrea P. Perry and Stephen J. Zralek, selected to the Nashville Business Journal’s Best of the Bar list, which was announced today. The publication solicited nominees in three size categories, plus a corporate counsel category, and nominees voted on each other, determining the final selection of 75 attorneys.

Anne, Andrea and Stephen will be recognized during a reception June 6 at the Nashville City Club.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 33 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 16 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.




 


Join Chris Raybeck at the Entrepreneur Exchange on May 9

Bone McAllester Norton is pleased to sponsor the second installment of this year's Entrepreneur Panel Series with the Nashville Business Journal. The panel will feature a lively discussion from our own Chris Raybeck and four other successful entrepreneurs who started their businesses right here in Nashville. Click here to read the newsletter.

Andrea Perry Named to “40 Under 40”

Bone McAllester Norton congratulates our own Andrea P. Perry for receiving the “40 Under 40” honor from the Nashville Business Journal. She will be honored at a luncheon at the Wildhorse Saloon on Wednesday, March 13.

Well done, Andrea! We are proud of you and the work you do both professionally and personally.

Andrea Perry Named to “40 Under 40”

Bone McAllester Norton congratulates our own Andrea P. Perry for receiving the “40 Under 40” honor from the Nashville Business Journal. She will be honored at a luncheon at the Wildhorse Saloon on Wednesday, March 13.

Well done, Andrea! We are proud of you and the work you do both professionally and personally.

Will Cheek Talks about Blogging with Nashville Business Journal

“I try to have fun with it,” Bone McAllester Norton Will Cheek told the Nashville Business Journal in a January 11 article. The article notes that blogging is worth the effort if you are willing to put in the time.

Read more from Will and this topic here.

 

Will Cheek Talks about Blogging with Nashville Business Journal

“I try to have fun with it,” Bone McAllester Norton Will Cheek told the Nashville Business Journal in a January 11 article. The article notes that blogging is worth the effort if you are willing to put in the time.

Read more from Will and this topic here.

 

Will Cheek Discusses Wine in Grocery Stores with the Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Will Cheek spoke with the Nashville Business Journal in a December 13 article about the fate of wine in grocery stores in Tennessee. Although the idea has strong support, Will said, “There are lots of reasons why the will of the people may be doomed—again.”

Read more from Will and this topic here.

You can read more from Cheek, who has represented some of the state's top liquor distributors and other interests, here.

 

Will Cheek Discusses Wine in Grocery Stores with the Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Will Cheek spoke with the Nashville Business Journal in a December 13 article about the fate of wine in grocery stores in Tennessee. Although the idea has strong support, Will said, “There are lots of reasons why the will of the people may be doomed—again.”

Read more from Will and this topic here.

You can read more from Cheek, who has represented some of the state's top liquor distributors and other interests, here.

 

James Mackler Recognized on “Forty Under 40” List by Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to announce that James Mackler was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list.

The annual awards go to young professionals who are making a difference in their companies and their community in Middle Tennessee.

Click here* read James's profile featured in the Nashville Business Journal.

*A subscription is required to read the entire article.

James Mackler Recognized on “Forty Under 40” List by Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to announce that James Mackler was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list.

The annual awards go to young professionals who are making a difference in their companies and their community in Middle Tennessee.

Click here* read James's profile featured in the Nashville Business Journal.

*A subscription is required to read the entire article.

Bone McAllester Norton is Presenting Sponsor of the Nashville Business Journal’s Entrepreneur Panel Series

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the Nashville Business Journal's 2012 Entrepreneur Panel Series, sponsored by LBMC in cooperation with the Entrepreneur Center. The second panel in a three-series event is called
"From Nowhere to Somewhere: How to Grow Your Business"
Taking an idea and creating a business plan is certainly challenging. Raising money is no easy task either. But executing the plan - actually launching a business and getting early momentum - is likely the most difficult challenge of all. We want to share the stories of success - and the difficulties - in executing a plan and successfully launching a new business in our community.
We invite you to attend.
Friday, November 16th


Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Registration 7:30 - 8:00 am
Breakfast & Panel Discussion 8:00 - 9:00 am
Ticket Price: $40
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Bonelaw attorney, Charles Robert Bone, is a panelist. He concentrates his law practice in the areas of transactions, corporate governance and advising governmental entities, officers and directors, small businesses and entrepreneurs.
In addition to his law practice, Charles Robert has been instrumental in developing several Tennessee-based companies as an investor and board member.
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Attorney Will Cheek Discusses Lipman's Innovation with Nashville Business Journal

Article by Brian Reisenger, Nashville Business Journal
The state’s oldest and largest alcohol distributor is uncorking a new strategy: Launching its own brands of wine, beer and booze in a bid to diversify and tap new classes of drinkers nationwide.

Click here to read the entire article. (Premium content, subscription required)