American Bar Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2022
Idaho Business Review, Leaders in Law, Partner, 2019
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1985
Occidental College, A.B., 1982
Worked as bond counsel, underwriter counsel, issuer counsel, borrower counsel, and disclosure counsel on numerous public finance transactions in Idaho and surrounding states throughout the past two decades. Drafts and negotiates stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, and other documents related to a merger and acquisition transaction.
General Counsel to the Idaho Health Authority
General Counsel to the Greater Boise Auditorium District
$65,000,000 financing of the first significant public-private partnership created in Idaho with a subsequent $50,000,000 apartment and parking project.
$488,000,000 wind farm project, 122 turbines located in 11 different sites in Idaho. Work included drafting organizational documents, authorizing resolutions, providing legal opinions on the organization of project entities, and enforceability of project documents. Heavy involvement in due diligence, local laws and restrictions, and permitting and entitlement issues.
Financing of a 12-site low-income housing complex in Oregon. The loan package included traditional construction financing and permanent loans, tax-exempt bonds, equity investment via tax credits, and some unique Oregon tax credits.
Represented numerous borrowers in negotiating credit facilities with lenders, including a $75,000,000 revolving facility provided by a consortium of banks secured by properties in the US and Canada.