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Butler Snow Law Firm Announces Expansion Into Denver Market, Strengthens New Markets and Public Finance Expertise

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (Butler Snow) has expanded into the Denver market with the opening of a new office that will specialize in all aspects of new markets tax and public finance, strengthening the firm’s growing Public Finance & Incentives Group nationally.

As part of the Denver expansion, Thane R. Hodson and A. Ann Hered have joined Butler Snow’s Public Finance & Incentives Group, and bring a wealth of complex new markets tax credit and equity financing experience to the firm.

“We are excited to have Thane and Ann join the firm,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman of Butler Snow. “Their vast experience in tax law, new markets and finance will strengthen our Public Finance & Incentives Group, and better serve our clients’ needs.”

Hodson’s practice is focused on a full range of federal state and income tax matters – especially complex new markets tax credit financing, upper-tier lending arrangements and equity financing. He previously served as a senior staff attorney with the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. Hodson received his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University, and completed his bachelor’s degree at University of Kansas. He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association and the U.S. Tax Court.

Hered concentrates on federal tax issues, new markets tax credits and complex financing and transactions. She has participated in the structuring of complex NMTC transactions using nontraditional sources of leverage (including Qualified School Construction Bonds and loans under the HUD 108 program). Hered has represented clients on mixed-use development, green construction, distributed solar, and charter schools. She received her Juris Doctorate from Cornell University, and completed her bachelor’s degree at Rice University. She is a member of the New York Bar Association and Colorado Bar Association.

Butler Snow offers a full range of business and litigation services across a variety of legal practices.

The firm has a well-established Public Finance & Incentives Group that offers a comprehensive and diverse public finance practice ranging from all forms of state and municipal bonds and obligations to the full complement of techniques available to finance governmental, health care, industrial/economic development, public-private partnerships, exempt facilities, utilities, public and private educational institutions, housing and other developments.

The firm has grown to nearly 250 attorneys representing local, regional, national and international clients from 14 offices, and will continue strategic growth in existing markets.

Butler Snow’s Denver office is located at 4600 South Syracuse, 9th Floor, Denver, CO 80237-2719, and can be reached by calling (720) 330-2300.