Al focuses on business and corporate law, specifically on tax-exempt bonds, taxable financings, and nonprofit organizations. His clients include hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, schools, colleges, universities, other nonprofit organizations, water and sewer authorities, localities, and banks.
He has represented Carilion Clinic and affiliated hospitals in more than $1.5 billion of tax-exempt financings and has served as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, lender’s counsel, or trustee’s counsel on other bond issues totaling more than $3.5 billion. Al serves as corporate counsel for many charitable organizations, including cultural entities and social welfare organizations.
Al has been recognized by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America in employee benefits (ERISA) law, project finance law, and public finance law. Best Lawyers named him as a Lawyer of the Year in 2013 and 2014. Two state-wide publications have named him to their top lists—as a Legal Elite by Virginia Business magazine. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review rating.
Al has served as a director and/or officer of Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley, Inc., Raleigh Court Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund, Planned Parenthood Health Systems, Inc., Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge, Inc., Lewis-Gale Foundation, Greater Southwest Athletic Association, Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund, Inc., Ferrum College Estate Planning Council, Blue Ridge Action Fund, Roanoke Area Ministries, and Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Roanoke Area.
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