Nathan Ware practices in the areas of corporate and tax and serves as co-leader of the firm’s Tax Credit Finance and Economic Development Incentives group. Nathan regularly advises new market tax credit (NMTC) participants in NMTC transactions, and has extensive experience with Historic Tax Credits (HTCs) and other forms of tax credits, as well. His vast experience means that he can efficiently assist clients without reinventing the wheel. Nathan is an active participant in various educational and industry programs, speaking and teaching at such programs throughout the year. For example, he recently presented a full-day workshop on advanced NMTC concepts at a Novogradac & Company conference. He is also a member of the NMTC working group, working to resolve technical regulatory and administrative NMTC program issues and the Historic Tax Credit Coalition.
Nathan also has significant experience in all matters related to partnerships and limited liability companies, including use, formation, operation, and tax. His engagements include small, regional venture capital funds, large strategic joint ventures, and multibillion-dollar international real estate funds. Nathan is unique in the legal industry in that he has personally developed, owned, and managed a number of real estate projects. He also served as interim President and CEO of a distressed hospitality venture, successfully navigating the failing venture from the red back into to the black. Finally, he managed a friends and family hedge fund and successfully executed several complex derivatives trades in the midst of the tech bubble burst. As such, he brings a unique perspective to his practice that enables him to approach transactions not only from a legal mindset, but from a practical business standpoint, as well.