Jay T. Taylor is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate/Commercial Transactions Practice Group. Jay’s practice is focused heavily on commercial financing transactions. Jay has substantial experience structuring and closing New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) transactions, renewable energy tax credit transactions, low-income housing tax credit transactions and conventional commercial real estate and commercial/industrial lending transactions. Jay is nationally recognized as a qualified active low-income community business (QALICB) counsel in NMTC transactions, closing numerous NMTC transactions throughout the country. Jay also represents financial institutions in commercial lending transactions and owners/developers in all aspects of the acquisition, development and operation of commercial real estate. Jay’s work on behalf of clients has been recognized by lawyer rating organizations and his peers. In 2012, Best Lawyers in America named Jay as the Real Estate Lawyer of the Year in Little Rock. Jay is perennially listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers and Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Jay is also recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers as a “Super Lawyer” and was listed in Arkansas Business for Top 40 Under 40. Jay is a graduate of Leadership Arkansas and Leadership Greater Little Rock.