Clark Hill Attorney Joseph S. Kopietz Serves as a Panelist at the 20th Annual Conference of the International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate

May 6, 2011

DETROIT, MI - Clark Hill attorney and financing specialist Joseph S. Kopietz served as a panelist during the “Capital Markets: What to do with a Financial System in Crisis – Are we out of the Recycle Bin Yet? ” discussion, at the 20 th Annual International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate Conference. Panelists addressed issues affecting commercial real estate capital markets throughout the slow economic recovery process of 2011 and beyond. The event was held April 28-30 at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA. For more information about this event, please visit https://www.aecre.org/ .


Joseph S. Kopietz is a Senior Attorney with the Real Estate Group of Clark Hill’s Detroit office. He focuses his practice in the area of economic development representing lenders, investors, nonprofit and for profit developers, municipalities, syndicators, underwriters and governmental authorities. Joseph has extensive experience with a variety of tax credits and incentives including Low Income Housing, Renewable Energy, Historic and New Markets Tax Credits as well as state tax credits, tax abatements and “Green” incentives.


He has successfully closed transactions involving more than $400 million in tax credit related investments since 2007. As a LEED Accredited Professional (AP), Joseph is one of the small number of attorneys nationwide to obtain a certification which distinguishes professionals who have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™. He is also experienced in choice of entity planning, formation and maintenance, and incorporation and qualification of tax exempt organizations and regularly advises clients on Federal, state and local tax issues.