Hugh has accumulated over twenty (20) years of legal/transactional experience concentrating in the areas of real estate and telecommunications. For the ten (10) years prior to founding Vertical Consultants, Hugh worked with AT&T, providing legal representation and counseling as it relates to the Fortune 10 company’s acquisition, disposition and management of both real and personal property assets. This representation included thousands of transactions that involved both fee and leasehold interest assets, with such assets being located throughout North America and abroad. The afore-mentioned assets included retail, equipment, office, raw land, and industrial locations and represented over five (5) billon dollars of financial commitments.
Prior to this, Hugh was in private practice with the prestigious law firms of Snell & Wilmer and Martin Tate Morrow & Marston. During this time, he was responsible for providing representation that included being directly involved in the structuring, financing and negotiation of the acquisition and disposition of various real and personal property assets. Hugh has a law degree from University of Mississippi, MBA degree in Finance from Vanderbilt University, and a B.B.A. degree in Finance/Economics from the University of Memphis.