Peter Lam

Of Counsel
New York

Peter Lam is a New York public finance attorney. He has significant experience with affordable housing developments financed with tax-exempt bonds and low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs), especially at the bond-issuance phase, which involves considerable coordination with the intended LIHTC structure.

With respect to affordable housing projects, Peter has counseled issuers of more than $10 billion of tax-exempt bonds that involved complex pooled financing transactions with parity bond indentures, private placement, and volume cap recycling. He has advised on various issues involving the refinancing of affordable housing projects during construction periods, multiphase projects in and out of Qualified Census Tracts (QCT) and Difficult Development Areas (DDA), and Year 15 options.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers

New York State Association for Affordable Housing



New York University School of Law (LL.M. Taxation)

University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D. with honors)

University of Florida (B.S. with highest honors)


Conversational Cantonese



New York

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York