Katrina Thompson represents investors, syndicators and community development entities in transactions involving low-income housing, historic, energy and new markets tax credits. She also represents clients in commercial leasing, general real estate and loan transactions. Katrina advises on transactions that frequently involve a variety of funding sources, including traditional construction and permanent loans, tax-exempt and taxable bonds, HUD- and USDA Rural Development-insured loan products, Section 8 and USDA Rental Assistance subsidies, grants and a variety of state and local loan programs. Passionate about community development and the creation of affordable housing, Katrina personally believes in the work that she does. Katrina is appreciated for the ways she brings efficiency and a practical, reasonable approach to problem-solving when negotiating and closing deals. As a proud Brazilian-American, she is co-chair of BTLatinx, Barnes & Thornburg’s Hispanic and Latino talent resource group and is a member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Katrina is dedicated to supporting programs and initiatives that create opportunity for everyone.