Sherry S. Landry

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Education
• Loyola University—School of Law, J.D. 1996, Summa Cum Laude
• University of New Orleans, B.A., 1986

Practice Areas
Complex Real Estate Development & Financing
General Real Estate Matters
Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit
New Markets Tax Credit
General Tax Matters
Bonds, Banking & Commercial Transactions
Governmental Relations and Municipal Law
General Business and Corporate Matters

Associations
• American Bar Association
• Louisiana State Bar Association
• New Orleans Bar Association

Courts
• All Louisiana State Courts
• U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

About Sherry S. Landry
Ms. Landry has represented political subdivisions, developers, lenders, community development entities, underwriters and general business interests in a variety of matters. She is experienced in New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, complex commercial real estate transactions, private-public partnerships, partnership taxation, drafting and negotiating contracts, municipal law, government investigations, Stafford Act matters, formation and governance of limited liability entities, corporate governance issues and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining the Elkins P.L.C., Ms. Landry served as the City Attorney for the City of New Orleans. Prior to that, she spent five years in private practice as a regulatory and transactional lawyer with a Texas-based firm and two years as the senior judicial law clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

While at Loyola Law School, Ms. Landry served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola Law Review, as an alternate on the National Moot Court Team and as a member of the ATLA National Mock Trial Team. Ms. Landry was also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Dean’s Award for Highest First-Year Average; the Joseph V. Bologna Award for Excellence in Civil Law Property; the Leon Sarpy Award for Excellence in Louisiana Probate; Corpus Juris Secundum Awards for Torts, Property and Criminal Law and Best Case Note, Loyola Law Review.

In 2001, Ms. Landry was recognized by New Orleans CityBusiness as a “Power Generation” honoree. During the American Bar Association’s 2001 Annual Meeting, she was a panelist on the topic of “Optimizing Your Career Potential: Learning Client Relationship Skills Through Mentoring.” Ms. Landry is also the author of “Med-Arb: Mediation With a Bite and an Effective ADR Model,” 63 Defense Counsel Journal 263 (1996).


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