February 16, 2022

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is pleased to announce Korb Maxwell, a shareholder in the Kansas City office, has been honored among the nation’s top professionals in the Opportunity Zone industry – as ranked by the Top 25 OZ Influencers list – in the latest edition of Opportunity Zone Magazine.

This is the third year that Opportunity Zone Magazine has recognized the industry's most powerful and influential Opportunity Zone professionals nationwide, and for the second year, the magazine has published the best of the best in a ranked Top 25 OZ Influencers category to showcase those who stand out among their peers.

Candidates were evaluated based on their vision, influence and industry experience, and the magazine has said that it hopes the influencers will serve as a resource for industry participants seeking counsel or professional services. Opportunity Zone Magazine also announced the winners in five other categories: attorneys, fund managers/developers, tax specialists, policy influencers and professionals in specialized fields.

Opportunity Zones promote long-term investments through the placement of highly tax advantaged capital gains. Maxwell, whose practice focuses on real estate and economic development projects, formed Polsinelli’s Opportunity Zones Practice Group. The Polsinelli Opportunity Zones Practice Group was one of the first created and through his leadership, Korb has created a multidisciplinary team to help clients navigate the evolving regulations. His focus is to develop and execute their investment and capital deployment strategies within the Opportunity Zones space across the nation.

Polsinelli’s Real Estate and Corporate Law practices achieved the prestigious National Tier One ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Law Firms” list.  The firm received recognition in the highest-ranking Tier 1 for 14 national practices, 10 more achieved national Tier 2 rankings and another six earned national Tier 3 rankings. In October, Polsinelli’s national Real Estate Practice was included in Legal 500’s prestigious 2021 rankings, along with the firms national Healthcare, Immigration and M&A: Middle Market practices.

About Polsinelli

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 950 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.