Lisa

 

 

 

 

lpekkala@att-law.com
312.491.4432

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PRACTICE AREAS:
Affordable Housing & Community
Development Finance
Tax Credit Finance & Syndication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, P.C.
Dentons US, LLP

ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:
State of Illinois
State of Wisconsin

EDUCATION:
University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.

Lisa M. Pekkala

Lisa joined Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen in 2015. She focuses her practice on the tax structuring and negotiation of real estate projects that are eligible for affordable housing tax credits, and represents investors, syndicators and developers in such transactions. She also represents clients with respect to transactions involving historic rehabilitation tax credits, new markets tax credits and renewable energy tax credits, as well as certain state credits such as the Illinois affordable housing tax credit. Lisa also has significant experience in the taxation of partnerships and LLCs.

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:

  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
    • Member, Section on Taxation
  • Regularly speaks on tax issues relating to Federal and state low-income housing, historic and renewable energy tax credits