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Nelson Mullins is continuing to monitor developments related to COVID-19, including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and various federal, state, and local government authorities. The firm is taking appropriate precautionary actions and has implemented plans to ensure the continuation of all firm services to clients from both in office and remote work arrangements across our 25 offices. 

In addition, click the link below to access extensive resources to address a wide variety of topics resulting from the virus, in general and by industry,  including topics such as essential businesses, force majeure, business interruption insurance, CARES Act and FFCRA, and others. 

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Pennsylvania Tax Lien Sales

October 12, 2020

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Pennsylvania Tax Lien Sales
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Richard Coaxum, Jr.

Richard Coaxum, Jr.

Partner

390 North Orange Avenue
Suite 1400
Orlando, FL 32801
richard.coaxum@nelsonmullins.com

Richard Coaxum Jr. has a diverse legal and entrepreneurial background and worked extensively as a general counsel/chief legal officer, business executive, and outside general counsel in several sectors.  

Mr. Coaxum has structured, drafted, and negotiated complex commercial agreements, letters of intent, and memoranda of understanding, as well as term sheets. These transactions have involved UCC-1 financing...

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Richard Coaxum Jr. has a diverse legal and entrepreneurial background and worked extensively as a general counsel/chief legal officer, business executive, and outside general counsel in several sectors.  

Mr. Coaxum has structured, drafted, and negotiated complex commercial agreements, letters of intent, and memoranda of understanding, as well as term sheets. These transactions have involved UCC-1 financing statements, joint ventures, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability company formations in addition to private capital investments, stock purchases, and asset acquisitions. Additionally, Mr. Coaxum has significant experience involving information technology, executive and employee compensation issues, manufacturing equipment, feedstock supply and off-take, non-disclosure/non-circumvention agreements, Environmental Procurement Construction (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) agreements, and commercial leases, hotel purchase and management agreements, and vendor contracts.

Mr. Coaxum has served as outside corporate counsel to a Fortune 500 company and affiliates for transactions throughout the United States and international development territories. Additionally, he has represented the second largest locally owned electric utility in Florida and 16th largest in the nation, and he has provided knowledge on matters involving sustainability, solar electric-voltaic, and alternative/renewable energy development.  

Richard Coaxum, Jr.

statements, joint ventures, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability company formations in addition to private capital investments, stock purchases, and asset acquisitions. Additionally, Mr. Coaxum has significant experience involving information technology, executive and employee compensation issues, manufacturing equipment, feedstock supply and off-take, non-disclosure/non-circumvention agreements, Environmental Procurement Construction (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) agreements, and commercial leases, hotel purchase and management agreements, and vendor contracts.

Mr. Coaxum has served as outside corporate counsel to a Fortune 500 company and affiliates for transactions throughout the United States and international development territories. Additionally, he has represented the second largest locally owned electric utility in Florida and 16th largest in the nation, and he has provided knowledge on matters involving sustainability, solar electric-voltaic, and alternative/renewable energy development.  

Richard Coaxum Jr. has a diverse legal and entrepreneurial background and worked extensively as a general counsel/chief legal officer, business executive, and outside general counsel in several sectors.  

Mr. Coaxum has structured, drafted, and negotiated complex commercial agreements, letters of intent, and memoranda of understanding, as well as term sheets. These transactions have involved UCC-1 financing... statements, joint ventures, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability company formations in addition to private capital investments, stock purchases, and asset acquisitions. Additionally, Mr. Coaxum has significant experience involving information technology, executive and employee compensation issues, manufacturing equipment, feedstock supply and off-take, non-disclosure/non-circumvention agreements, Environmental Procurement Construction (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) agreements, and commercial leases, hotel purchase and management agreements, and vendor contracts.

Mr. Coaxum has served as outside corporate counsel to a Fortune 500 company and affiliates for transactions throughout the United States and international development territories. Additionally, he has represented the second largest locally owned electric utility in Florida and 16th largest in the nation, and he has provided knowledge on matters involving sustainability, solar electric-voltaic, and alternative/renewable energy development.  

Experience

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  • Serves as Florida outside corporate counsel to the largest grocer in in New York City, a cooperative of more than 200 independently owned supermarkets
  • Serves as outside corporate counsel to a hospitality services management company
  • Worked for various clients raising capital in private placements and institutional financing
  • Appointed as a neutral hearing officer for formal bid protests by executive director of the Orange County Expressway Authority

Previous Professional Experience

  • General Counsel, Principal, and Member of the executive team to a Washington, D.C.-based alternative energy company developing a 7.5 million gallon/year waste vegetable oil biodiesel production facility.
  • Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary to a full-service, clean energy development company specializing in development and operations of 2GWh in projects throughout the United States in connection with the production of electricity from various alternative energy production sources
  • Outside corporate counsel for an Orlando-based private equity firm
  • Chief Business Development Officer and Florida Division Counsel to a national title services company
  • Attorney, Orange County Government
  • Senior legal advisor to the County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and chief contacts counsel in the administration of the County’s $1 billion procurement budget

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD (1995)
  • Harvard University, AB (1991)

Admissions

  • Florida, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

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  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • The Citrus Club, Board of Governors
  • Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council,  Former Executive Board
  • Community Coordinated Care for Children (4C), Former Board of Directors
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