Emily is a partner at the firm and a member of the financial services industry teams. She has extensive real estate, corporate and tax experience, focusing on financing multifamily, commercial and mixed-use properties nationwide. Emily advises investors and developers in structuring complex commercial real estate transactions, particularly in the areas of affordable housing and historic preservation, which transactions utilize federal and state low-income housing tax credits, federal and state historic rehabilitation tax credits, energy tax credits, tax-exempt bonds and local financing and incentives. She also helps client structure, develop and operate opportunity zone investments.
Emily joined the firm in 2016 after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. While in law school, she served as the Senior Articles Editor for the University of Louisville Law Review, Associate Justice for the University of Louisville Supreme Court, and participated in the Entrepreneurship Clinic where she represented start-up companies. Prior to law school, Emily was a four-year collegiate volleyball player at the University of Southern Indiana.
Representation of a national syndicator as investor in the new construction of multifamily housing units in California using federal and state low-income housing tax credits, energy tax credits, Section 9 mixed-finance development, and federal taxable loan financing.
Representation of a developer in the acquisition and rehabilitation of a mixed-use project in Kentucky involving federal and state historic tax credits, private equity, traditional bank and opportunity zone financing.
Representation of a developer in the acquisition and new construction of multifamily housing units in Indiana involving federal low-income housing tax credits and tax-exempt bond financing.
Representation of a national syndicator as investor in the acquisition and rehabilitation of a multifamily housing project in Florida using low-income housing tax credits, HUD 221(d)(4) financing and collateralized tax-exempt bonds.
Representation of a developer in the adaptive reuse of a commercial building into a hotel utilizing federal historic tax credits, Indiana industrial recovery tax credits, and bank financing.
Representation of a sponsor in the formation and operation of opportunity zone funds and businesses in Kentucky and Ohio.
University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 2016, summa cum laude
University of Southern Indiana, B.A., Business Administration (second major: Political Science), 2013, magna cum laude
LPM Institute, Fundamental Skills of Legal Project Management, Certificate, June 2021
The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch®, Real Estate Law, 2024
Urban Land Institute, Committee Member
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development
Brandeis Honor Society
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