James O. Lang is a tax and corporate attorney. He is a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig's Tampa, Florida, office, where he specializes in tax credit incentive programs.
Lang focuses on Opportunity Zones, state and federal new markets tax credits, affordable housing, and other initiatives intended to spur economic development and create jobs in low-income communities.
Lang works with funds, investors, lenders, community development entities and project sponsors in transactions that involve incentive financing. He also advises clients on inbound immigration and visa investment programs, grants, and taxable and tax-exempt bonds.
Some of Lang’s notable work throughout his career includes advising clients on special tax credits and incentives for a $175 million ethanol production plant, $77 million aluminum manufacturing facility, $20 million nonprofit elder and child care facility, and $13.5 million healthcare and healthy foods retail plaza.
Lang is admitted to practice law in Florida and New York. He is a member of the American Bar Association and serves on its Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, and its Tax Credits and Tax Equity Financing Committee. He’s also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and Florida Bar.
Lang’s recent awards include being honored as Team Member, a Law360 Florida Powerhouse; American Bar Association On the Rise –Top 40 Young Lawyers; and National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Tampa Bay Best Urban Infill Project.
Lang received a Juris Doctor at Florida State University. He also has a Master of Laws in taxation and a bachelor’s degree, both from the University of Florida.
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
101 E Kennedy Blvd Ste 1900, Tampa
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