Johnnie F. Vann
Commercial & Industrial Financing
Public & Tax-Exempt Financing
Tax Incentives for Community Economic Development
Mergers & Acquisitions
Businesses & Corporations
Mr. Vann advises and assists corporations and other business entities in obtaining various financial incentive packages with the State of Alabama and local governments and public authorities and tax incentives and abatements available for new industry and/or industry expansions in Alabama. Mr. Vann has worked with the individuals responsible for administering tax abatements and various other incentives at the Alabama Department of Revenue since the Tax Abatement Program started in 1991.
Mr. Vann has acted as lender’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel or local counsel in financing projects throughout Alabama and the adjoining states. These transactions have included—
Industrial financing (plant, equipment, and inventory for both manufacturing and non-manufacturing facilities).
Real-estate-development financing (real estate acquisition and development, single- and multi-tenant office buildings, hotels condominiums, shopping centers, and subdivisions).
Health-care industry financing (hospitals, medical equipment, nursing homes, ambulatory patient-care facilities, and other types of medical clinics).
Educational facility financing (universities, educational building authorities, and primary and secondary schools).
Various types of credit facilities, whether for working capital, expansions or acquisitions.
Honors and Awards
Mr. Vann is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as BV Distinguished ®.
- American Bar Association
- Alabama Bar Association
- Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
- J.D., 1983, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
American Law Institute Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law
Member, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1981-1983
- B.S., cum laude, 1980, Samford University, Birmingham, AL
Phi Kappa Phi
Omicron Delta Kappa
All Alabama state courts