F. Christopher Wootten

Contact Information

t: (504) 586-5249

f: (504) 5310-0249


Forest Christopher Wootten is an associate in our Business Section.

His practice includes tax credit finance transactions, with a particular focus on new market tax credits and historic rehabilitation tax credits. He also represents lenders, businesses, and government entities on a number of general transactional matters.

Outside of the office, Christopher serves on the Metairie Park Country Day School Alumni Board and is an active member in the New Orleans community.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School, 2012
    • Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Journal
    • Order of the Coif
  • M.S. Environmental Science from Louisiana State University, 2009
  • B.S. from University of Richmond, 2006

Representative Matters

Tax Credit Finance

  • $6,000,000 of investments in Certified Louisiana Capital Companies pursuant to the Louisiana Capital Companies Tax Credit Program
  • $27,000,000 of investments by a Community Development Entity pursuant to the Alabama New Markets Development Act
  • $20,000,000 in financing from a combination of tax credit bonds, federal and state new market tax credits and federal and state historic rehabilitation tax credits for the development of a new public school campus

Commercial Finance

  • $12,000,000 in loans provided by Small Business Investment Companies




  • Louisiana