Rachel Rosner is a partner in the Los Angeles Office of Bocarsly Emden.
Her practice focuses on real estate finance with an emphasis on affordable housing and economic development. Mrs. Rosner represents equity investors, tax credit syndicators and developers in connection with the acquisition, financing, syndication and development of projects across the United States. She has extensive experience working on developments financed with Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Tax Exempt Private Activity Bonds, Federal CDBG and HOME Funds, local tax increment funds and other similar sources.
Mrs. Rosner serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing, and she is a member of the Advisory Council for the Real Estate and Construction Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. She has been recognized for helping to establish an affordable housing law clinic and serves as guest lecturer at UCLA Law School, and she is the coauthor of The Low Income Housing Tax Credit: A Valuable Tool for Financing the Development of Affordable Housing, published in the 2016 Fall Papers of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
Prior to joining Bocarsly Emden, Mrs. Rosner served as a legal fellow in the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, where she worked on issues related to low income housing and city governance. During law school, Mrs. Rosner clerked for the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, where she assisted with efforts to end discrimination in mortgage lending, housing, and zoning.
Mrs. Rosner earned her Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010, where she received the Equal Justice Works Award for her commitment to pro bono and public service and served as Senior Editor of the Washington University Law Review. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the honors program at the University of Maryland in 2006. Mrs. Rosner is admitted to practice law in the State of California.