Tom Ricks is a founding Member of Alexander Ricks PLLC. His practice includes a broad range of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, corporate finance, joint ventures, venture capital, commercial lending and mezzanine investment.
Tom has represented entrepreneurs, closely-held businesses, public companies, private equity funds, borrowers and lenders in a wide array of industries, including industrial services, manufacturing and distribution, textiles, business services, health care, professional services (including architecture, accounting, engineering, and veterinarian), financial services and asset management, restaurant and retail, nonprofits, sports organizations and craft breweries.
He relies on his experience in mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and tax to represent investors and developers in joint ventures throughout the country, and advises clients on related tax issues including 1031 exchanges and qualified opportunity funds invested in opportunity zones.
Tom frequently acts as outside general counsel to businesses, providing advice to clients on various issues such as non-compete agreements, real estate leases, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, shareholder disputes, fiduciary duties of directors and drafting or responding to demand letters.