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Michael Lee Joins Jones Walker's Washington, D.C., Office
September 25, 2015

Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2015 – Jones Walker LLP announced today that Michael Lee has joined the Washington, D.C., office as Special Counsel in the firm's Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group. 
Mr. Lee has more than 30 years of experience in representing real estate developers and investors, other businesses, nonprofit organizations, and public institutions in tax, real estate, and other transactional matters, including tax-exempt bond financing, affordable workforce housing, and the formation and taxation of exempt organizations. 
Mr. Lee’s current practice focuses on representing project sponsors and financial institutions in the use of New Markets Tax Credits and other federal tax incentives for economic development in low-income communities. He assists in structuring the transactions, addresses complex tax issues, and negotiates and documents the specifics of each deal.
Mr. Lee earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland. 
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