NEW ORLEANS – March 5, 2020 – Coats Rose is pleased to announce that Megan Riess has been selected to the 2020 Leadership in Law class by the New Orleans CityBusiness newspaper. Leadership in Law recognizes 50 area legal professionals for their professional and community involvement and achievements that have set the pace for the overall community.
Riess is a director in the affordable housing and community development practice. Her practice focuses on commercial finance, real estate finance, public finance, corporate finance, and corporate transactions. She has represented clients in numerous commercial transactions utilizing a variety of economic development financing incentives, including state and federal new markets tax credits, state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits, low-income housing tax credits, opportunity zone investments, Louisiana film tax credits, Louisiana angel investor tax credits, state and federal renewable energy tax credits and grants, community development block grants, HUD-insured loans, tax credit bridge loans, and tax credit bonds.
An event to celebrate the 2020 honorees will be held on October 5 at the New Orleans Museum of Art, and a special Leadership in Law insert profiling all honorees will be included in an issue of the New Orleans CityBusiness.
Read the full article from the New Orleans CityBusiness here.
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Coats Rose is a transactional 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 and 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 www.coatsrose.com.