For more than a decade, Shae has helped clients navigate complex global investments, commercial real estate transactions, EB-5 and other alternative financing arrangements.


An experienced corporate finance attorney, Shae counsels on project financing, commercial real estate transactions, private equity, EB-5 financing, SEC Regulation D 506(b) and 506(c), and Regulation S offerings.

Shae has advised U.S. House and Senate offices, committees of Congress, Washington, DC policy groups and industry trade groups on alternative and international investment matters.


Shae has structured investment transactions for clients with a volume of $800 million in real estate development and acquisition, service industry, alternative energy (wind and solar), EB-5 immigrant investment and opportunity zone related projects.

He strategized and implemented global private equity platforms for clients to ensure collaboration with financing sources in Dubai, China, India, Pakistan and Vietnam, leveraging the EB-5 Immigrant Investment program.

Shae has represented bank clients in the drafting and closing of commercial lending packages.

He has managed clients’ compliance matters including SEC and state’s securities board filings while ensuring obedience to anti-money laundering and FCPA regulations.

Shae has strategized, modeled and drafted Reg. 506(b) & 506(c) and Reg. S private placement memorandums and corresponding ownership and subscription documents.

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Shae's work has been cited in numerous publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Hill, The Washington Times, The Real Deal, EB-5 Investors' Magazine, The Daily Business Review, The Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, Fee Simple, the Harris County Bar Association,, the Center for Security Policy,,, and the Center for Immigration Studies. He was also a contributing author to the textbook, The EB-5 Book, 2016-2017 edition.


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of International Trade


University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D.

  • Certificate of Comparative and International Law
  • Tulsa Journal of Comparative & International Law, Member

The London School of Economics and Political Science, Executive Global Master's in Management

Tulane University Freeman School of Business, B.B., Accounting

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