Katrina Thompson represents investors, syndicators and community development entities in transactions involving low-income housing, historic, solar 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 the law, 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.
A member of Barnes & Thornburg's Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Katrina is dedicated to supporting programs and initiatives that create opportunity for everyone.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board member and past-president, Women Lawyers of Franklin County
Board member, The Childhood League Center
Member, Law Alumni Board, Ohio Northern University Pettit College
Member, Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
Leadership Columbus, Class of 2019
Graduate, Chase Generation Y Leadership Project
Graduate, Ohio Women's Bar Foundation Leadership Institute
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Ohio State Bar Association
Member, Columbus Bar Association Real Property Section
Member, Ohio Women's Bar Association
Adjunct professor, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, transactional practice, Fall 2018
Business Journal Network Influencers: Law list, 2018
Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
Columbus Business First People to Know in Law, 2017
Graduate, Leadership Columbus Class of 2019
Honoree, Business First Magazine's 40 Under 40
Ohio State Bar Association District 7 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under