Diaz Elected Chair of Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents

January 25, 2019News Releases

Covington partner Lewis Diaz has been elected chair of Eastern Kentucky University's Board of Regents. 

Diaz is a dual alumnus of the university, having earned his undergraduate and master's degrees from EKU before receiving his J.D. from Northern Kentucky University's Chase College of Law. A native of Cuba, he is the first minority chair of EKU's Board of Regents.

At Dinsmore, Diaz concentrates his practice on affordable housing and traditional governmental finance. His practice is dedicated to the goal of ensuring good, safe, accessible, affordable housing for communities across the nation.

His clients include municipalities, state and local housing agencies, for-profit developers, non-profit housing organizations and investment banking firms. He works with all the diverse participants in housing transactions, including multi-family housing sponsors, developers, and underwriters. He represents governmental issuers (both as bond counsel and issuer counsel), LIHTC syndicators, developers (for-profit and non-profit), underwriters, banks, trustees, lenders and credit providers.

In the community, Diaz also serves as board chair of the Northern Kentucky Area Development District and vice chair of the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission.