Molly Bryson focuses her practice both on using federal and state tax credits to finance affordable housing, businesses in low-income communities, historic preservation, and solar energy, and on using the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program to finance community economic development throughout the U.S. and its territories. She leads the firm's Affordable Housing and Community Development Group.
In the QOZ portion of her practice, Molly focuses on advising investors, fund managers, and developers on the evolving tax, organizational, and business structuring requirements of this new program created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Recognition & Accomplishments
The Legal 500 US, energy – renewable/alternative, 2015
The Legal 500 US, real estate and construction – real estate, 2015
Presenter, “Qualified Opportunity Zones,” on the Treasury Affordable Housing Program panel at the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) 2021 virtual Washington Conference, March 2, 2021
Co-moderator, "Washington Update," Ballard Spahr’s 2020 virtual National Housing Summit, October 6, 2020
Presenter, "Opportunity Zones: What the Regulations Mean for Retail," International Council of Shopping Center’s 2020 Mid-Atlantic Conference, Oxon Hill, MD, March 2, 2020
Board Memberships & Community Service
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Alumnae Board, 2014-2017
Alumni Council of The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2014-2017
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (J.D.)
Editor-in-Chief, Catholic University Law Review
The Catholic University of America (B.A., magna cum laude)
Phi Beta Kappa
District of Columbia