David F. Leon is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Affordable Housing and Tax Credit Practice Group
Leon holds an AV Preeminent® rating with the Martindale Hubbell publication, a rating denoting the highest accolade an attorney can receive for his “legal ability” and “adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence.”
In addition to affordable housing matters, Leon handles corporate law, municipal financing, EB-5 transactions, VA housing programs, state and local taxation, USDA loans, HUD financing, new market tax credit and historic tax credit transactions.
Leon is also deeply involved in micro-finance and capital raise transactions, and works to create programs for clients who are seeking crowd source, Reg. A Plus, or other types of funding utilizing programs similar to the Florida Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption.
Leon is a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Broad and Cassel, Leon was a Senior Tax Associate with Coopers and Lybrand’s multi-state tax department in Orlando.
Leon and his team close several hundred million dollars in tax credit and tax exempt financial transactions annually.
He is a member of the USA Today Money Panel.
Leon is a member of the Florida Bar. He is active in the community and is a staunch supporter of Sound of Grace and the Providence Theological Seminary. Leon has also served as an adjunct professor at Florida A&M University College of Law. He is married and has two daughters.