Negotiating Tools for Nonprofits in Joint Venture LITHC Transactions

Have you ever negotiated a Joint Venture partnership with a for-profit, tax credit developer and felt you got the short end of the stick? Sit in on this session and learn how to negotiate these transactions and what to look out for and agree upon BEFORE signing any agreements.

 Shahrzad Emami, Esq. is Founder and Director of the Florida Community Development Legal Project. She is also the Director of the Affordable Housing and Community Development practice group at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Shahrzad’s practice focuses on the representation of non-profit developers and other organizations that are developing or preserving affordable housing and community-based facilities. Her representation includes providing counsel on non-profit corporate governance and business development, drafting and negotiating business agreements including joint ventures, the formation and structuring of business entities, and transactional legal drafting and document review pertaining to the affordable housing real estate development process from site acquisition through closing. Shahrzad was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and raised in Steubenville Ohio. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude, B.A. and University of Miami School of Law, J.D./LL.M. Real Property Development. semami@legalservicesmiami.org

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