Attorney Appointed to Sarasota
County Sports Commission
Christopher G. Brandon has been appointed by the Visit Sarasota County Board of Directors to the Sarasota County Sports Commission, effective November 2014. As a division of Visit Sarasota County, the Sarasota County Sports Commission (SCSC)’s primary mission is to generate economic impact to Sarasota County through sports tourism. From promoting our destination’s world class venues to facilitating the execution of a successful event, the SCSC is responsible for a variety of initiatives to make Sarasota County a premier sports destination.
Mr. Brandon focuses his practice in the areas of taxation, estate planning, and estate administration. He is an active member of the Sports Lawyers Association and has many years of experience working with individuals and businesses in the sports industry.
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Miles Media Group
Loan and Credit Facility
Williams Parker recently assisted client Miles in closing a substantial loan and credit facility with a nationally recognized leader in the middle market investment community. Miles is a leading destination marketing company providing marketing and advertising services to the hospitality industry. It is the official marketing partner of Brand USA. Leading the Williams Parker team on the transaction were Dave Bustard, Mike Wilson, and James-Allen McPheeters.