The firm has extensive experience in assisting companies relocating, particularly from overseas to find, acquire, and develop industrial sites for production of materials supporting the automotive industry. Members of the firm have negotiated option agreements, contracts for the purchase of real property, and incentive agreements with federal, state and local governments. The firm has represented its clients before federal, state and local boards regarding permitting and licensing applications. Our attorneys assist our clients throughout the construction process, from negotiating project manager contracts and overseeing the bidding process to negotiating packages for general contractors and resolving change order and pay request disputes. We guide our clients through the state training and screening process. Our attorneys negotiate and draft supplier agreements. We handle all labor and employment matters efficiently. Our attorneys handle all general corporate work involved in establishing a new business in Alabama. The firm has also developed an unique concept in which the firm assists the local manager by preparing a project information book which, in a very concise manner, provides project managers with all legal, regulatory, and business documents condensed into one book. This concept has been instrumental in allowing companies who are under very tight deadlines to build or acquire a facility and have it fully operational for production on close schedules. This value added service insures that project managers are aware of all the legal, governmental, and regulatory requirements associated with opening an industrial facility in the State of Alabama. The result is that neither time nor money is wasted by the company. Through our experience with other automotive suppliers, we have tailored our services so that our top priority is make it possible for our client to begin production as soon as possible with the utmost regard for quality, safety, and cost effectiveness. At Slaten Law, P.C., we believe that, more than being lawyers who represent the interest of automotive suppliers, we are partners in their success and partners working to insure their success.