Wayne A. Yaffee

Houston,  TX  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
    University Hamilton College, B.A., 1983
    Law SchoolVanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1986
    Admitted1986, Texas

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Board Member, Bnei Akiva of North America

    •Member, American Bar Association, Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development

    •Member, Houston Bar Association

    •Member, State Bar of Texas

    BornSyracuse, New York, March 7, 1961

    Wayne A. Yaffee focuses his practice on general real estate finance matters, with an emphasis on all forms of affordable housing financings involving low income housing tax credits. He is experienced in bond financings and new market tax credit transactions. Wayne is also experienced in market real estate financings, including construction and permanent financing of office buildings, as well as retail and multifamily projects. His clients include many money market and regional financing institutions.

    Awards & Recognition
    •Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
    •Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2014
    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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    Articles, Publications, & Lectures
    •Author, When and How to Set Off an Account, Commercial Lending Review
    •Co-Author, Perfecting a Security Interest in Securities Held by Financial Intermediaries, U.C.C. Bulletin
    •Co-Author, A Beginner's Guide to Taking a Security Interest in Marketable Securities Under Revised Articles 8 and 9 and How to Maintain Operational Control When Taking Marketable Securities as Collateral, Commercial Lending Review, Summer 1996

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    Office Information

    Wayne A. Yaffee

    1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
    HoustonTX 77002


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