Affiliates & Subsidiaries
Frost Brown Todd is in the business of making things happen. That’s why the firm continually develops resources that help meet the challenges clients entrust them with every day. The following is a list of affiliated companies and organizations that enhance the services the firm offers.
BlackLine Advisory Group
BlackLine Advisory Group is an electronic payments consulting firm with the industry's most holistic set of skills under one roof. Comprising experienced payments professionals and licensed attorneys, the firm helps clients navigate the complex and ever-changing payments landscape. For more information, visit BlacklineAdvisoryGroup.com.
CivicPoint is a full-service public affairs firm. Its influence is unique, spanning a five-state footprint of mid-America, including Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia.
And while CivicPoint’s strategies are custom-fit—from coalition-building to lobbying to grassroots campaigning—the priority is always the same: To help you build and invest political capital to achieve your goals. With former journalists, attorneys, elected officials, legislative staff members and leading campaign strategists on its bipartisan roster, CivicPoint offers well-rounded, solution-focused guidance.
FBT Project Finance Advisors LLC
FBT Project Finance Advisors LLC is a registered municipal advisor with the SEC and MSRB. We have extensive experience consulting on public and project finance projects, including design-build and DBFOM (design build finance operate and maintain) public-private partnerships utilizing availability payments, tolls, at-risk and other innovative delivery methods. We pride ourselves on helping clients from the earliest stages of each project through financing, construction, and project administration. We can help you bring together the parties and structures you need for a successful project.
The extensive experience of our principals is complemented by a commitment to problem solving and finding innovative solutions, whether new solutions or ones tried before, including identification of available funding sources, analyzing SPV (special purpose vehicle) revenue finance options, P1 (traditional public finance), P2 (public-public transfers and tax-exempt finance) or P3 (public-private partnerships). We also recognize the importance of, and help our clients with public perception, support, transparency and education.
State Law Resources, Inc.
State Law Resources, Inc., is an international network of independent law firms. Frost Brown Todd has been a member of the network for many years, and the firm's attorneys are active participants. In the U.S., State Law Resources has one firm from each state and the District of Columbia. Firms are selected for their experience in government relations and administrative and regulatory law at the state and national level.
The network helps businesses, trade associations and public policy coalitions navigate the complex and time-consuming process of managing both legal issues and state government relations. The mission of State Law Resources is to provide a network that allows members to serve their clients in the U.S. and worldwide; interact for the purpose of facilitating client referrals; enhance value of service to clients of members; and develop new clients and new business for members. State Law Resource members maintain strict standards of discretion and client confidentiality.
For more information regarding State Law Resources, please contact Kevin Murray.
FBT Asset Exchanges LLC
FBT Asset Exchanges LLC assists clients and potential clients in buying and selling their business assets by deferring income taxes (otherwise known as an “Exchange”) and to increase their cash flow to promote growth and profitability. Frost Brown Todd has entered into a business alliance with a company that has incorporated recent software advances to overcome existing market obstacles that prevent approximately 95 percent of companies from exchanging business assets that they regularly buy and sell. The service provides a medium through which taxable gains from the sale of business or investment assets can be deferred by reinvesting the sale proceeds in similar replacement assets.
Ideal transactions for asset exchanges include equipment of all types, real estate, intellectual property, and collectibles and precious metals.
New Markets Tax Credit Group: Finding Avenues to Grow Markets and Communities
Seeking to expand on a long history of community service and capitalizing on the backgrounds and abilities of many corporate lawyers, Frost Brown Todd's New Markets Tax Credit group (NMTC) advises Community Development Entities (CDEs), investors and other companies interested in participating in the NMTC program. Their team of lawyers will advise you and advocate on your behalf regarding the regulatory, tax, corporate, securities and other issues related to organizing and operating CDEs and making or receiving an NMTC investment.
For more information, please contact Ted King.
Multi-State Title Agency, LLC
Multi-State is a full-service title agency with closing personnel, paralegals and title examiners who are supervised by and work in conjunction with designated commercial real estate lawyers of Frost Brown Todd. It handles a full spectrum of transactions from small commercial real estate loans to multi-state, multi-site real estate transactions. Since the agency is affiliated with multiple underwriters, Multi-State can competitively bid title services and premiums from national title underwriters to maximize cost efficiencies, service and quality of title insurance coverage for its clients.
An ancillary real estate business, wholly owned and operated by Frost Brown Todd, Multi-State is authorized to issue title insurance directly in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia. They are a local and regional agent for:
• Chicago Title Insurance Company
• Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company
• Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
• First American Title Insurance Company
• Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
• Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Through its relationships with its underwriters, Multi-State is able to provide title insurance policies and services throughout the United States. For more information, please visit the Multi-State Title Agency website.
As a member of MULTILAW, Frost Brown Todd has strategic alliances with over 6,000 attorneys around the globe. This network brings together like-minded firms with the highest standards of client service to enable us to serve clients seamlessly, promptly, in English, from any geographic location. In addition to the broad-reaching network this affords clients, Frost Brown Todd works with a strong group of firms in virtually all countries and has built trusting relationships to ensure effective service on matters of all types throughout the world.