Partner, Snell & Wilmer LLP
Marc Schultz is a partner at Snell & Wilmer LLP, based in Phoenix, Arizona. Marc's practice is concentrated in federal, local and state taxation matters, including complex transactions involving corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, tax exempt entities, and real property. Marc regularly engages in advising clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, formation of private investment funds, tax credit financing, and energy transactions. Marc currently chairs Snell & Wilmer’s Tax Credit Finance Group and Renewable Energy Group, and founded and co-chairs the firm’s Opportunity Zones and Funds Industry Group.
Marc has represented investors, developers, and syndicators with respect to Low-Income Housing Tax Credit transactions, and has represented numerous parties with respect to transactions involving New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, and Renewable Energy. Marc is a regular speaker and panelist on the subject of tax credit finance and the Opportunity Zone incentive, and has written numerous articles and has been quoted in numerous publications with respect to these subject areas.
Marc is currently representing investors, fund sponsors, and developers with respect to the Opportunity Zone Program. Marc was involved in the advising and drafting of a number of comment letters that were submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service regarding the Opportunity Zone proposed regulations. Marc was recently a panelist and/or speaker at the State of Delaware’s Opportunity Zone Summit hosted by the Biden Institute, the Opportunity Zone Conference hosted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the State of Rhode Island’s Opportunity Zone Workshop.
Marc received a Juris Doctor with highest honors from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was elected to Order of the Coif, and received a Legal Masters in Taxation (LL.M.) from the New York University School of Law. He has also served as an adjunct professor, teaching taxation of business entities in the Graduate Program of Accountancy, at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Marc also served on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Housing Finance Authority, as an appointment by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.