Julie Treppa is a partner in San Francisco-based Farella Braun + Martel. She is a versatile, highly experienced practitioner with expertise in a broad range of tax-related issues and controversies involving federal, state and other taxing authorities. Julie is particularly experienced in developing strategies to help investors, developers, businesses and non-profit organizations use tax incentives and tax credits to achieve their financial goals. Two areas in which she has special expertise are New Markets Tax Credits and Opportunity Zones, both of which are designed to induce investments in specified low-income communities.
We sit down with Julie to talk about Opportunity Zones, how they evolved and what the new normal means for this very important investment asset class.