Mercedes O. Martin
Mercedes Martin is an active participant in Buchalter’s Diversity Committee and Women’s Committee, and has been instrumental in implementing firm wide diversity events to shape the firm’s culture across its growing number of offices in the West Coast. Last June, Martin was elevated to shareholder. She is one of the youngest females to be promoted to Shareholder at the firm.
In a short period of time, Martin has assumed a leading role in representing institutional banks as lenders and equity investors in low income housing tax credit projects nationwide. With a particular emphasis in California, she has developed an expertise in structuring and navigating the multitude of rules and regulations governing the subsidies and public funds required to finance these affordable housing projects. She now co-chairs the firm’s Tax Credit Practice Group.