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Alan L. Pasternack Joins Butler Snow

By February 3, 2016 No Comments

Portland, Ore., Feb. 3, 2016 – Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Alan L. Pasternack has joined the firm and will practice in the Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets Group. He will be based in Portland, Ore.


“We are excited to welcome Alan to the Butler Snow team,” said Don Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “He is a great addition and offers strong expertise to our tax incentives and credit markets group.”


Pasternack is a member of the American Bar Association and the Oregon State Bar Association and is admitted to the Bar of Oregon and New York. He serves on the Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law. Pasternack completed his undergraduate degree at Colgate University and received his master of taxation from Golden Gate University. He received his Juris Doctorate from Cornell University.

Butler Snow’s team of tax credit attorneys is dedicated to the representation of clients in connection with structured finance transactions involving New Markets Tax Credits, Renewable Energy Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Enterprise Zone reimbursements, HUD federally insured and USDA guaranteed mortgage programs and restoration tax abatements.  Our team has been actively involved in structuring Tax Credit transactions since 2002 and has closed a variety of transactions, including combining New Markets Tax Credits with Renewable Energy Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and/or bond financing.

In today’s challenging credit market, alternative means of financing capital projects is regularly required.  The firms’ clients represent investors, lenders, community development entities, and developers nationwide, seeking to utilize one or more government incentives programs to bridge financing gaps in connection with both the rehabilitation of existing projects and new construction projects. Our tax credit attorneys possess diverse legal backgrounds and skills, including tax-exempt finance, corporate, structured finance, energy finance, real estate and real estate finance, and tax law.  These skills enable us to provide successful representation of clients in these highly specialized, and often complex, transactions. Our attorneys are nationally recognized as industry leaders in the New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and Renewable Energy Tax Credits industries.