Shannon Davis Hunter Selected as a Fellow in Leadership Houston Class XL

HOUSTON – September 1, 2021 – Coats Rose is pleased to announce that Shannon Davis Hunter has been selected as a Fellow in Leadership Houston Class XL. The class of 47 community leaders will engage in a ten-month signature program that will include a journey through Houston’s economy, history, and growth plans complete with hands-on learning experiences and exposure to Houston’s key industries, including energy, healthcare, education, and government. Fellows will engage together on a civic class project to effect positive change and will individually develop personal plans for future civic engagement.

Hunter is a Partner in the Affordable Housing and Community Development practice in Houston, where she represents public housing authorities, housing developers (both for- and non-profit), syndicators, and investors with leveraging various products, including HOPE VI funds, low-income housing tax credits, private activity tax-exempt bonds, investment syndications and conventional loans, to finance their projects.

See the announcement from Leadership Houston here.

About Leadership Houston

Leadership Houston is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. The mission is to enlighten, empower, and engage diverse community leaders through broadened knowledge of Houston and increase their civic leadership capacity for the benefit of Greater Houston and its stakeholders.  Over 1900 Leadership Houston alumni contribute significantly to the private sector on a daily basis, playing key leadership roles in government agencies, nonprofit organizations, small businesses and Fortune 500 corporations.

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 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



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