Sullivan's Jay Darby Named a Top 25 Opportunity Zone Influencer
Boston, MA - Jay Darby has been named one of the Top 25 Opportunity Zone Influencers by OZ Magazine. This annual tribute recognizes the industry’s leading and most influential Opportunity Zone professionals in five categories: attorneys, fund managers/developers, tax specialists, policy influencers and professionals in specialized fields. Candidates were evaluated based on their vision, influence and industry experience.
Jay was one of the early proponents of Opportunity Zones, and has been at the leading edge of the legislation and related tax incentives since they were first enacted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in late 2017. He has spoken at over a dozen national conferences on the structuring of Qualified Opportunity Funds and Qualified Opportunity Zone businesses, and has helped form more than a dozen successful Qualified Opportunity Funds thus far, ranging in size from small private transactions to transactions in the $200 million to $500 million range.
Sullivan (formerly known as Sullivan & Worcester) represents clients that represent the future. From investment management, taxation, real estate, including sophisticated REIT and opportunity zone structures, to blockchain ventures and complex business transactions and related disputes, Sullivan’s nearly 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, guide organizations that are rewriting the rules. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. ZAG/Sullivan (formerly ZAG-S&W) — a joint venture between Israel-based Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. and Sullivan & Worcester LLP — provides counsel to Israel-based companies and U.S. companies with Israeli interests on a variety of legal matters including access to capital markets, international tech IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and tax. For more information please visit sullivanlaw.com.