Christopher Wootten Named to the 2022 Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

F. Christopher Wootten, AttorneyNEW ORLEANS – Dec. 29, 2021 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that  Christopher Wootten has been selected to the 2022 Louisiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. Wootten is a partner in the affordable housing and community development practice in New Orleans where he represents commercial lenders, SBA licensed Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs), Community Development Entities (CDEs), tax credit investors, non-profit corporations, business owners and developers. His practice is focused on commercial finance, government incentives, public private partnerships and real estate development.

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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/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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