One thing that has become perfectly clear as I have learned more about the Opportunity Zone legislation and regulations is the importance of building a good team of advisors, likely including one or more real estate attorneys, corporate attorneys, tax attorneys, accountants, and real estate and business advisors.
“...the importance of building a good team of advisors, likely including one or more real estate attorneys, corporate attorneys, tax attorneys, accountants, and real estate and business advisors. ”
I am pleased to have Rob McGuirk join our team at HunterMaclean as chair of the firm’s taxation practice group, and a member of our budding Opportunity Zones practice group. Rob is a CPA and attorney, with significant experience as executive tax director at a fortune 500 company, tax attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom, LLP, and a CPA and member of the international tax group at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Joey Strength is a partner at HunterMaclean, practicing primarily in real estate and development law, estates and trusts, and business transactions. He is a trusted advisor to his clients, ranging from individuals to publicly traded companies, and provides them with quality legal representation and advice across various areas. Joey strives to understand his clients’ personal and business needs to find creative solutions to their legal problems.
Joey is a proponent of the Opportunity Zone legislation that was included in the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act and has represented HunterMaclean in a national working group of attorneys, accountants, developers, and others who have collaborated to provide input in the regulatory process. He is currently working with a number of clients who are considering how they might benefit from the program and enjoys sharing about the program with others.
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