CHARLESTON, SC—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Stephanie Yarbrough will take part in a panel discussion titled “After the Dust Settles: An Opportunity Zones Discussion”. The event takes place June 11 at The Lumberyard in Charleston.

Yarbrough and the panel will discuss such subjects as:

  • Who is using the Opportunity Zones program and why?
  • Are Opportunity Zones having their intended impact of revitalizing low-income communities?
  • What are your predictions on the Opportunity Zones program and do you believe it is here to stay?

The session also will provide a basic background on the Opportunity Zones initiative and look at key projects in the Charleston area.

Yarbrough will be joined in the panel discussion by Monarch Private Capital Managing Director Billy Huger and City of Charleston Director of Planning, Preservation and Sustainability Jacob Lindsey. Bridge Commercial Vice President Hagood Morrison II will moderate the discussion.

Yarbrough also recently spoke with Area Development on Opportunity Zone issues and opportunities.

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.