Coats Rose Elevates Sam Johnson to Of Counsel

HOUSTON – April 1, 2021 – Coats Rose, P.C., a transactional and litigation law firm focused on development, announces the promotion of Sam Johnson to Of Counsel.  Johnson is in the firm’s Public Finance practice, one of the largest legal practices in Texas focused on the creation and representation of special districts used for the financing, construction and operation of public infrastructure to serve land development projects.

“We congratulate Sam on the contributions he has made to advance our clients’ business goals and his exceptional professional growth,” said Tim Green, head of the Public Finance practice and Secretary of the firm.

“We look forward to his continued contributions to our firm and our client’s businesses in the years to come,” said Green.

Johnson, a member of the firm’s Public Finance group in Houston, which works with special-purpose districts, such as municipal utility districts, water control and improvement districts, fresh water supply districts, levee improvement districts, public improvement districts, water supply corporations, and tax-increment reinvestment zones.  He represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the Public Utility Commission (PUC) and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB).

About Coats Rose, P.C.

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 extensive legal experience of its attorneys to fulfill client 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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