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Butler Snow Nabs Public Finance Atty From Foley & Judell – Law360

Attorney Wayne J. Neveu was recently featured in an article by Law360 about joining Butler Snow’s New Orleans office.

The following is an excerpt from the article:

Butler Snow LLP has hired an attorney from Foley & Judell LLP with expertise in housing finance for its public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group, the firm recently announced.

Wayne J. Neveu, a Louisiana native, has spent more than 35 years in the public finance realm, where he served as bond counsel and special counsel to several government entities such as the Louisiana Housing Corp., the firm said in its Wednesday announcement.

Neveu told Law360 that he looked forward to working at Butler Snow since he can collaborate with a team of experts that have experience in his field.

“There are over 40 lawyers at Butler Snow with a range of different specialized skills in tax and in bond finance that are accessible directly to me within the firm that will enable me to improve my practice,” Neveu said.

Throughout his career, Neveu has assisted with issuing tax-exempt bonds for single and multifamily housing, he said.

“As a bond lawyer, I can represent issuers financing a range of different public purposes, but my niche happens to be housing finance,” Neveu said. “I love the work.”

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