Sarah C. Perez

Ms. Perez is a partner in Gubb & Barshay LLP.  Gubb & Barshay specializes 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.  Ms. Perez is currently a Governing Committee Member of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development and a Member of the State Bars of California and Washington.

Education: Ms. Perez is a triple Bruin, with B.A. in History from UCLA, an M.P.P. from the UCLA School of Public Affairs and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law. During law school, Ms. Perez was a 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.