Dana Point, CA (April 29, 2019) --- The National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC) Board of Directors elected Officers at its 15th Annual Member Conference held at The Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA.
Johnnie Brown of Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC was elected President, replacing former President Andrew Weill of Weill & Mazer. Jami Farris of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP was elected Vice President. Scott Silverman of Prime Motor Group & Capstone Automotive Group was elected Treasurer and Eric Baker of Boardman & Clark LLP was elected Secretary. The officers will serve two year terms.
On being elected President, Brown commented “I am honored to begin my tenure as President of such a great Association. I look forward to serving the NADC membership and working to continue the strong traditions of great conferences and the sharing of information and knowledge among our members. The character of our membership, including all our sponsors, is what makes the NADC such a valuable asset as we serve our common clients, the dealership industry. While we certainly work with an ever evolving industry, the NADC will continue to assist our members to face these challenges. I am excited about the NADC as we evolve to meet membership needs.”
The NADC membership also elected four directors to their first term at the 15th Annual Member Conference. Jim Appleton, New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers, Inc.; Alisa Reinhardt, California New Car Dealers Association; Timothy Robinett, Manning, Leaver, Bruder & Berberich, LLP; and Kyle Sipples, Autosaver Group. The directors will serve a three year term.
The NADC is a nationwide professional organization of attorneys who represent automobile and other vehicle dealers. The NADC provides a forum for members to share information, common experience, and advice related to manufacturer franchise issues, lemon laws, vehicle finance, regulatory complexities, insurance laws, tax laws, buy/sell agreements, employment law, and many other issues facing dealers and their counsel today.