Two Coats Rose Lawyers Named the Best Lawyers 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Cincinnati and San Antonio

Houston – August 15, 2019 Best Lawyers, published by Woodward/White, Inc., has named two Coats Rose, P.C. lawyers to its 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” report.  Director Alysse E. Hollis was named a 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati in the area of public finance law, and Director Rick Reed was named a 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Antonio in the area of construction law. Based on peer-review surveys, the Best Lawyers legal guide designates a single top lawyer per practice specialty in each geographic region. Honorees were recognized for legal prowess, integrity and professionalism.
Reed is the director in charge of the firm’s San Antonio, Texas office and a Past Chair of the Construction Law Section of the Texas State Bar.  He is board certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Reed has significant experience in the drafting and negotiating of all types of engineering, procurement and construction contracts for major projects.  He has extensive experience in developing strategies for and managing complex construction litigation matters, as well as other types of commercial law disputes.
Hollis is a Director in the firm’s Cincinnati Office. Alysse focuses her practice on the representation of clients in the development and financing of affordable housing. Her practice includes the structuring and documentation of complex public and private housing finance transactions involving taxable and tax-exempt obligations, federal low-income housing tax credits, state tax credits, and various federal and state subsidies. She routinely serves as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel on such transactions
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About Coats Rose, P.C.
Coats Rose is a transaction and litigation law firm focused on development: the development of real estate, affordable housing, special purpose districts, business and private wealth. We provide legal counsel to businesses, governmental entities corporate and high-net worth clients across the U.S. and internationally. For over 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, construction/surety law, commercial litigation, government relations, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax, wealth planning and preservation. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, Coats Rose has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans and Cincinnati. Learn more at



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