Coats Rose, P.C.

Christopher Wootten

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Practice Areas

Tax credit financing, government incentives and public-private partnerships, bond financing and commercial real estate acquisitions, development, project finance, leasing and property management


Chris Wootten is Of Counsel at Coats Rose, P.C.. His practice focuses on commercial finance, government incentives, public private partnerships and real estate development.

Chris commonly represents commercial lenders, SBA licensed Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs), Community Development Entities (CDEs), tax credit investors, non-profit corporations, business owners and developers. Chris has extensive experience closing and advising on projects involving a range of government incentives, including historic tax credits, new markets tax credits, low-income housing tax credits, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing and HUD supported projects.

Professional Memberships

Chris is a member of the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, and serves as Chair of the Government Incentives Committee for Land Use and Planning group of the ABA’s Real Property, Trusts and Estates Section.


J.D., magna cum laude, 2012, Tulane University Law School (Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Journal, Order of the Coif); M.S., 2009, Environmental Science from Louisiana State University; B.S., 2006, University of Richmond