MIAMI BEACH, FLA.—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Stephanie Yarbrough was a speaker at the Area Development Consultants Forum, which took place Dec. 3-5 in Miami Beach.

Yarbrough spoke on “Navigating Opportunities in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”. In particular, she discussed federal Opportunity Zones and how they provide incentives for investment in low-income areas. In a detailed presentation, Yarbrough spoke on how Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones work, how investors can take advantage of these opportunities, the tax benefits of Opportunity Zones, and the role state leaders play in this federal program.

Click here to learn more about how Yarbrough and Womble Bond Dickinson guide clients in Opportunity Zone issues.

The Area Development Consultants Forum brought together many of the leading voices in site consulting and economic development for an intense program of presentations, panels and roundtable discussions.

Stephanie Yarbrough has played a role in many of South Carolina’s largest economic development deals of the past 20 years. She works closely with companies seeking to expand or relocate operations to the Carolinas and the Southeastern United States. Her efforts on behalf of clients have led to the creation of thousands of new jobs and billions of dollars in new investments. When the New York Times profiled Charleston’s economic boom in 2017, Yarbrough was one of the local leaders the Times turned to for insight.

Stephanie Yarbrough

Stephanie Yarbrough Speaking