Eric joined the firm in 2012. He became a tax attorney in order to use tax credits as a tool for community development. Eric represents community development entities, borrowers, developers and investors in real estate transactions, with a focus on New Markets Tax Credits, Low Income Housing Tax Credits and nonprofit organizations.
A few projects that Eric has worked on recently, include serving as tax credit counsel on financing to build a new trauma center at The University of Chicago Medical Center in Hyde Park; growing the Lawndale Medical Corridor in Chicago with an urgent care, senior adult day care services and a food-producing urban greenhouse; and developing an early childhood education center in Flint, MI designed to help address the impacts of the water crisis.
Eric is a member of the American Bar Association (Member, Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law and Member, Section on Taxation), New Markets Tax Credit Coalition and Novogradac New Markets Tax Credit Working Group.