Damian M. Hovancik

171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
404.873.8518 phone

Damian is a partner in the Corporate & Finance practice and member of the Affordable Housing, Healthcare Real Estate and Hospital, Health Systems and Other Institutional Provider industry teams. Clients seek his advice on matters involving federal, state, partnership, international and exempt organization tax law related to domestic and international business transactions. He provides acquisition and structuring advice to real estate investment trusts (REITs), represents developers and investors in affordable housing projects, and provides tax advice in structuring real estate joint ventures.

Damian is also active in IRS and state tax compliance matters, including audits, appeals and litigation matters. He advises clients on the proper reporting and tax compliance for offshore companies, assets and financial accounts and represents clients involved in domestic and offshore voluntary disclosure and compliance programs.

As one highlight of his practice, Damian is involved in affordable housing projects across the Southeast, working with developers, investors and project owners in structuring transactions qualifying for low-income housing credits (LIHTCs), historic rehabilitation tax credits (HRTCs) and other state tax credits. He is often invited to speak at affordable housing events on various tax issues that impact the industry. He is also actively involved in REIT acquisition matters and RIDEA compliance and structuring.