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Linda J. Peacock

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Linda J. Peacock, shareholder in the Birmingham office, concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate and business law (notably business acquisitions and divestitures); mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; the development, sale and leasing of commercial real estate; commercial loan and other debt financing transactions, representing, at various times, both lenders and borrowers; corporate finance; general corporate and business advice.

Professional Biography

Overview

Ms. Peacock regularly represents companies in the real estate development, mining, construction materials, manufacturing, real estate development and distribution and service industries. Ms. Peacock has represented private and publicly-held companies for many years on a variety of matters, including mining and raw materials agreements, negotiating and drafting leases, contract mining agreements, rail agreements, domestic and foreign sales agreements, environmental, health and safety issues, surface mining and reclamation and hauling and heavy equipment.

Such representation has involved leases, purchase and sale agreements for commercial properties, option agreements, development agreements, annexation, zoning and in other real estate related matters, brokerage and agency agreements, and project financing.

Ms. Peacock has extensive experience as lead counsel for a publicly held company on complex transactions, in highly regulated industries, before a variety of federal, state and local agencies, including greenfield and ongoing mining projects, sales and acquisitions of construction aggregates businesses and related industries.

Ms. Peacock also has experience in the area of business organization in the formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, including structuring and drafting of complex shareholders agreements, partnership agreements and limited liability company operating agreements in addition to general representation of businesses in corporate and commercial matters.

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Corporate Law since 2005
  • Listed in Alabama Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate (2012)
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Listed as among B-Metro Magazine's Top Women Lawyers (2015 – 2017)
  • Named by Birmingham magazine as one of "Birmingham's Top Attorneys" in Corporate Finance (2014)
  • Member – American, Minnesota and District of Columbia Bar Associations
  • Member – Alabama State Bar and American Bar Association

Awards

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • Birmingham Southern College, B.A., 1987

Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Minnesota, 1992
  • Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • District of Columbia Circuit Court
  • U.S. Tax Court

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