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Industrial, Manufacturing, and Distribution
OVERVIEW
CLIENTS

Like the manufacturing and distribution clients we represent, Maynard continually works to improve our products, services, and processes to deliver the highest quality counsel in the most cost-effective manner.  Since Maynard’s founding, we have proudly served the legal needs of manufacturers and distributors of all sizes.  Based on this extensive experience, Maynard offers a full line of legal tools, products and services specifically designed to help manufacturers and distributors effectively navigate the wide variety of legal challenges they face on a daily basis.

In order to more effectively serve Maynard’s clients in this industry, we brought together attorneys from different areas of the firm into a Manufacturing Focus Group.  This team has extensive experience serving manufacturing and distribution clients across a wide spectrum of industries, and includes lawyers representing multiple practice groups:

  • economic development and incentives
  • general corporate
  • governmental and regulatory affairs
  • labor and employment
  • environmental
  • immigration
  • intellectual property
  • retail and consumer products
  • litigation
  • real estate

This team approach allows our firm to increase the value provided to manufacturing and distribution clients, in part, through attorney collaboration across many legal disciplines focused on strategic solutions for those clients.

Maynard’s manufacturing and distribution clients range from publicly-traded companies to small privately-held businesses founded by family members. They include manufacturers and distributors of a variety of commercial and consumer products, sub-components, distributors, and others in the supply chain.  Along this spectrum, members of our team serve as legal counsel and advisors to boards of directors, executives, committees, and in-house legal departments, as well as “outside general counsel” for small market and mid-market companies that do not have in-house legal departments.

Our manufacturing and distribution clients include:

  • An international ductile iron pipe, valve and fitting manufacturer with a presence in eight countries and operating 13 iron foundries
  • A fully integrated steel mill and pipe manufacturing facility with over 1,800 employees
  • A coke manufacturing facility with annual capacity of approximately 730,000 tons of saleable coke
  • A steel merchant bar and structural products manufacturing facility with multi-national product distribution
  • Interstate pipeline companies with delivery systems located throughout the Southern and Eastern United States
  • An industry leader in military aircraft maintenance and modifications support
  • An international buildings material supplier and cement producer

Maynard Cooper provides business leaders and decision makers with strategic guidance in a practical and cost-effective manner.  We understand the importance of being proactive and identifying and addressing issues before they become full-fledged problems.

Maynard’s broad spectrum of experience includes traditional industrial operations and advanced manufacturing and high-technology sectors in the following industries:

  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology and life sciences
  • Building materials
  • Chemicals
  • Computers
  • Electronics
  • Food and beverages
  • Industrial machinery
  • Medical devices
  • Metals and fabrication
  • Natural resources
  • Oil field machinery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics
  • Power generation equipment
  • Software and Technology
  • Steel and aluminum
  • Telecommunications
  • Wood Products

Maynard Cooper is active in important industry specific groups, professional associations, and trade groups at both the state and national levels. We make it a point to stay up to-date on the latest trends and issues facing manufacturers and distributors and to update our clients on those developments.

  • Action Resources, Inc.
  • AIG Aviation
  • American Cast Iron Pipe Company
  • Armstrong International Inc.
  • Borden Chemical, Inc.
  • Bush Hog, L.L.C.
  • Chemical Waste Management
  • Ciba Geigy Corporation
  • Citation Corporation
  • Clow Water Systems
  • Continental Carbon Company
  • Eaton Corporation
  • GA Pacific
  • International Paper Co.
  • Jenkins Brick Company
  • Jim Walter Resources, Inc.
  • JMIC Life Insurance Company
  • Koppers Industries, Inc.
  • Law Engineering, Inc.
  • Manchester Tank and Equipment Co., Inc.
  • McWane, Inc.
  • MeadWestvaco Corporation
  • Mercury Air Centers, Inc.
  • Mitternight Boiler Works, Inc.
  • Pemco Aviation Group, Inc.
  • Sloss Industries
  • Southern Energy Homes, Inc.
  • Takata, Inc.
  • Tenneco, Inc.
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • TRW, Inc.
  • Tuthill Corporation
  • Tyco International Ltd.
  • U.S. Pipe & Foundry
  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • USCO Power Equipment Corporation
  • Wade Sand and Gravel, Inc.
  • Waste Management, Inc.
  • Weil Brothers-Cotton, Inc.
  • Wise Alloys
LIST OF ATTORNEYS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS
May 21, 2019
Randall Minor Participates In BBJ’s Opportunity Zones Table Of Experts

Randall Minor, a shareholder in the Firm’s Real Estate and Economic Development practice groups, represented Maynard Cooper in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Table of Experts: Insights into Opportunity Zones. This edition of Table of Experts was released in the May…

May 17, 2019
2019 Legislative Update: Week Nine

With 21 of the constitutionally permitted 30 days used after a three-day week this week, the 2019 Regular Legislative Session has begun to pick up the pace for a sprint to the finish. The House plans to take up only…