W. Joseph Aldridge is Partner at Apperson Crump in Memphis Tennessee, USA (www.appersoncrump.com). Serving as External Counsel to the Firm, Mr. Aldridge has over 30 years of experience in real estate, asset acquisitions, financing and hospitality operations among others. He has been involved in Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) formations, synthetic lease financing, multi-state acquisitions and local opinions.
Mr. Aldridge also served for 10 years as chairman of the Real Estate Department of a large regional firm. He is a member of the Tennessee and Mississippi Bar Associations, and the American Bar Association. He serves as a director of several profit and charitable organizations. He is also rated AV, Preeminent, 5.0 of 5 by the Martindale Hubble rating system and is included among America’s Best Lawyers as published by U.S. News and World Report.