Economic Development Association of Alabama Summer Conference

Balch & Bingham was proud to serve as a sponsor at the Economic Development Association of Alabama Summer Conference on July 30 - August 2, 2023, in Point Clear, Alabama, where the Frank Long, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Corporate & Commercial Practice, introduced the panel titled, “From Game Plan to Game Time.” 

The presentation, sponsored by Balch, discussed a legislative package including four bills passed during the most recent Alabama state legislative session which focused on the Alabama Jobs Act, the Growing Alabama Act and tourism; site development; innovation, and transparency.

The Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA) is a membership-based organization focused on promoting economic growth in Alabama. Economic Development professionals throughout the state, along with individuals and companies in related fields, work together with the EDAA staff and board of directors to help positively influence state legislation and industrial growth within the state.

Frank’s practice focuses primarily on areas of municipal and public finance. He routinely serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, bank counsel, and disclosure counsel on complex public finance transactions. Frank has extensive experience in the financing of pollution control and solid waste disposal facilities by utility companies. His experience also includes public offerings, trust default administration, direct loans, private placement transactions, IRS audit representation, derivative products, and post-issuance compliance.