August 2, 2013 HOUSTON, TX: Kelly Longwell will join the 2013 Money Makers class sponsored by New Orleans CityBusiness as a top professional in the city.
Individuals are selected for the CityBusiness Money Makers class based on their contributions to their profession and charitable organizations.
Kelly has experience in real estate development, corporate and partnership taxation and tax-exempt organizations. Her experience with real estate development has focused primarily on representing and advising private developers and investors as to federal tax incentives, including the historic rehabilitation tax credit, New Markets tax credits, the low-income housing tax credit, facade donations and real estate syndications.
In addition to her work with federal tax credits, Kelly has been involved in the structure of various real estate transactions, with an emphasis on maximizing the tax benefits. The diverse structures utilized by the parties to the transaction include Section 1031 tax-free exchanges of property, sale/leaseback transactions, tax increment financing, and equity syndications.
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston, Texas. For more than 25 years, Coats Rose attorneys have worked with clients in construction/surety law, real estate law, commercial litigation of all types, municipal law, public finance, affordable housing, insurance law, labor and employment law, and governmental relations. Coats Rose is comprised of over 90 attorneys, with offices in Houston, Clear Lake, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and New Orleans.