Sarah C. Perez

Ms. Perez is a partner in the firm specializing in affordable housing, real estate matters, syndications and nonprofit law. Ms. Perez has extensive experience representing developers and investors in real estate finance including structured finance, tax-​advantage investing, tax credit syndication, community development, and affordable housing transactions. Ms. Perez has experience in real estate transactions that generate low income, new markets and historic tax credits. In addition, Ms. Perez regularly advises nonprofits on a variety of issues including 501(c)(3) tax exemption rules, lobbying limitations and good governance.

Education: Graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, in 1999, with a B.A. in History, and in 2007 received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law as well as her M.P.P. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Affairs. Member of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, and served as the articles editor for the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. Ms. Perez also clerked at several nonprofit and government organizations. Ms. Perez is a Governing Committee Member of the American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development and a Member of the State Bars of California and Washington.