Wayne A. Yaffee

Wayne A. Yaffee: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2084 Attorneys)
  • 1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 1700, Houston, TX 77002
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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 also has wide-ranging skills 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.

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance; Real Estate Law, 2016-2019
•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2014
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713.374.3655  Phone
713.374.3505  Fax
University Attended:
Hamilton College, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1986, 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

Birth Information:
Syracuse, New York, March 7, 1961

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