Amy is a Member of Frost Brown Todd with extensive real estate, corporate and tax experience in the multifamily industry, particularly in the areas of affordable housing and historic preservation. Amy represents lenders, investors, syndicators and developers in structuring and closing new construction and rehabilitation deals involving state and federal low-income housing tax credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits, new markets tax credits and multiple layers of financing, including federal, state and local loan and grant programs. Amy’s practice includes assisting clients with the asset management and servicing of their real estate and tax credit portfolios, including investor exits, refinancings, restructurings, and dispositions. Amy also has experience working with non-profit organizations on formation, tax-exemption, governance and community development issues.
Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Amy worked on tax credit syndication deals in the New York City offices of two international law firms. Amy is based in Frost Brown Todd’s Louisville office and continues to work on transactions across the country, frequently collaborating with attorneys in the firm’s various offices. Amy has been recognized in Chambers USA rankings for Real Estate in 2015-2017.
Amy is a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law and the Kentucky Affordable Housing Coalition. Amy was also a member of Leadership Louisville’s Bingham Fellows Class of 2014, which led to the launch of OneWest Corporation, a non-profit corporation focused on community development and revitalization efforts in the neighborhoods of west Louisville. Amy continues to be actively involved in the activities and mission of OneWest. In addition, Amy serves on the board of Vital Sites, a non-profit organization focused on implementing creative reuse and financing strategies to preserve Louisville’s historic structures.
Representation of a national association bank as investor in a tax-exempt bond financed construction of a multifamily apartment complex in California, utilizing low-income housing tax credits and a city loan program.
Representation of a national syndicator as investor, in the acquisition and rehabilitation of a senior housing development in New York, utilizing tax-exempt bond financing and a project-based Section 8 contract.
Representation of a national banking association in developing form loan documents to launch a low-income housing tax credit deal lending program and close two construction-to-permanent loans for 9% projects in Indiana.
Representation of a national syndicator as investor with respect to the acquisition and rehabilitation of a multifamily apartment complex in Georgia, utilizing federal and state low-income housing tax credits with collateralized tax-exempt bonds and HUD 223(f) financing.
Representation of a multinational banking firm as investor in a scattered site, affordable multifamily apartment complex in Utah, containing a community center and commercial space, financed with low-income housing tax credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits, conventional bank financing, a HOME loan and an additional state loan program.
Representation of a national syndicator as investor in the rehabilitation of a historic school building in Missouri into units for senior housing, utilizing state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits, low-income housing tax credits, conventional bank financing and local housing authority funds.
Representation of a family-owned development company in the rehabilitation of a historic housing complex in Kentucky, utilizing federal low-income housing tax credits, state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits, tax-exempt bond financing, and a local loan program.
Representation of a national bank in providing low-income housing tax credit bridge loan financing for tax-exempt bond and HUD 221(d)(4) financed acquisition and rehabilitation project in North Carolina.
American Bar Association, Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Urban Land Institute
Leadership Louisville Bingham Fellows Class of 2014 (Topic: Investing in West Louisville’s Path to Prosperity)
Young Women’s Leadership Network of New York, Leadership Council, Member and Volunteer, 2008-2013