Mr. Norling is the Managing Attorney of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon and serves on the firm's Management Committee. As a member of the Corporate, Securities, and Finance department, his practice is focused on advising clients on all aspects of their operations, including but not limited to, commercial transactions, real estate, business organizations, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, federal and administrative compliance, business contract negotiations and advertising law. He serves as the de facto outside General Counsel for many of his clients providing advice on issues ranging from day-to-day operations to strategic planning. Mr. Norling is recognized as an industry leader in the representation of automobile dealerships. He advises dealer clients on the legal and practical aspects of the operation of a retail automotive dealership, including, without limitation, the acquisition or sale of a dealership, the commencement of dealership operations, whether through an add-point or newly acquired dealership, manufacturer and lending relationships, operational and consumer issues, ownership succession issues, licensing issues, federal and state compliance and advertising law.
As part of his practice, Mr. Norling serves as General Counsel to the Arizona Automobile Dealers’ Association, Valley Chevrolet Dealers Advertising Association, Valley Honda Dealers Marketing Association, Tucson Chevy Dealers Local Marketing Association and several other industry related associations.