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Mid to Senior Level Tax Attorney 

Firm: Kutak Rock LLP

Location: Washington, DC 

Expires: 3/21/2020

Kutak Rock LLP is seeking a section 103 tax associate or lateral partner to join our national public finance practice. The position will be located in the firm’s District of Columbia office. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in municipal finance. A candidate with a LL.M. in taxation is a plus but is not required. Responsibilities include the following: drafting tax documents and forms; drafting or reviewing tax disclosure for official statements; ensuring all tax-advantaged financings for which Kutak Rock serves as counsel satisfy the federal tax requirements and conform to all federal tax restrictions; advising clients and transactional attorneys within the firm of the federal tax requirements related to tax-advantaged financings; brainstorming solutions to tax problems; explaining the remedial action provisions of the Income Tax Regulations; advising issuers and conduit borrowers with respect to rebate and other arbitrage compliance matters; understanding yield calculation methodology; serving as counsel to issuers and conduit borrowers during examinations of bond issues by the IRS; counseling clients and other participants regarding miscellaneous tax issues such as original issue discount, market discount, bond premium, interest rate swaps, issuing bonds on a forward basis; possess a general knowledge of classification of different tax entities such as partnership, trust, custodian, and associations taxable as corporations; and serving as counsel to issuers, borrowers, and others seeking guidance regarding the federal income tax implications of owning or selling tax-exempt bonds.

All candidates should either be licensed to practice in the District of Columbia or qualify to waive into the District of Columbia Bar, have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. The candidate must be proactive and will be expected to work with lawyers located in multiple Kutak Rock offices.

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State and Local Government Finance- Policy Advisor  

Office of State and Local Finance- U.S. Treasury 

Location: Washington, DC 

Expires: 3/19/2020

Ideal candidates have substantial direct experience in state or local government, with expert knowledge of debt management, budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting activities of state and local governments. Extensive skill in public policy analysis and writing must be demonstrated.

The U.S. Treasury created OSLF in 2014 to coordinate research and policy on State and local government finance. OSLF provides analysis and advice to senior Treasury and other Federal officials on events, trends, strategies, and practices in the municipal bond market, and serves as the Treasury’s central point of contact for State and local finance officials, municipal market regulators, standards bodies, rating agencies, bankers, and other market participants.

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Public Finance Associate 

Firm: Ballard Spahr LLP 

Location: Denver, CO

Expires: 3/18/2020

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking  to hire an associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our industry-leading public finance practice. We represent a wide variety of institutional clients nationwide, including banks, real estate lenders, underwriters, major non-profits and developers, as well as state and local governmental issuers. Qualified candidates will have strong transaction background with excellent writing ability, experience working on complex, multi-party transactions, and an interest in public finance. Experience with public finance transactions and securities laws is strongly preferred. General real estate or corporate law practitioners will also be considered. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national law firm. Active bar in CO is preferred.

Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

For immediate consideration, please http://selfapply.ballardspahr.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=1&FilterJobCategoryID=4&FilterJobID=432 and apply online. 

Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney 

The Office of Oakland City 

Location: Oakland, CA

Expires: 3/10/2020

The Office of the Oakland City Attorney seeks a highly qualified, innovative and community-oriented attorney who is interested in public service for the position of Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney.

The Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) is an award-winning community law program that focuses on proactive, neighborhood-based and community-directed lawyering. The program – described as a cross between Legal Aid and the Peace Corps – brings legal resources and remedies into Oakland's diverse neighborhoods to address issues affecting quality of life in our community.

The NLC attorney position is in the Affirmative Litigation, Innovation & Enforcement Division of the City Attorney’s Office. NLC attorneys focus on combating blight, human trafficking, public safety, tenant protection and other important community concerns and quality of life issues by performing litigation, policy work and other actions. The position is responsible for representing the City in state and federal courts and will provide significant litigation-related experience. While the NLC represents the City of Oakland, it works in collaboration with residents, neighborhood and merchant groups and other public agencies.  This is a 2-year, limited duration position.

For more information and a full job announcement, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html


Tax Associate 

Firm: Ballard Spahr LLP 

Location: Washington, DC 

Expires: 3/4/2020

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a tax associate with about  3-5 years of experience to join our public finance practice. Our public finance tax attorneys advise on all aspects related to tax-exempt bonds. Exposure to federal tax issues related to tax exempt organizations and an LL.M. in taxation are a plus.  We are looking for someone with strong analytical skills who can  effectively communicate complicated tax requirements to borrowers, issuers, bankers and underwriters. Superior academic credentials are required and full-time law firm experience is preferred.

Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

For immediate consideration, please visit http://selfapply.ballardspahr.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=1&FilterJobCategoryID=4&FilterJobID=408 and apply online. 


Corporate Paralegal

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC 

Location: Salem, OR 

Expires: 2/15/2020

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC is seeking a Paralegal with experience in corporate transactions including entity formations, mergers, conversions, dissolutions, share issuances and similar transactions as well as public record searches. The ideal candidate for this position will have paralegal experience in a law firm environment supporting corporate and/or public finance practice group. 

Read the full job description here. To apply, send your resume to HR@spilmanlaw.com.

Assistant Attorney General (Tax and Finance Attorney)

The Oregon Department of Justice  

Location: Salem, OR 

Expires: 2/2/2020

This position offers a diverse and stimulating practice advising and representing state agencies tasked with administering State of Oregon grants, loans, bonds and other financing transactions that are crucial in funding a variety of different programs all over the state.  The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for advice, drafting, review and approval of federal and state-funded grants, loans, and other contracts. The work of the Tax and Finance Section impacts a broad range of Oregon’s citizens and provides important assistance to agencies funding economic development, education, housing, public health programs among others.

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Bond Attorney

Firm: Knutson, Flynn & Deans, P.A

Location: Mendota Heights, MN

Expires: 2/1/2020

Knutson, Flynn & Deans, P.A. is seeking to hire an experienced bond lawyer to join our team. Experience acting as bond counsel for local governments and school districts is very important. Our firm is recognized as a leading bond counsel for school district bond issues, refunding issues, certificates of participation issues, lease-purchase financings, and tax and aid anticipation borrowings. We have worked on hundreds of bond and levy elections and related financings. The firm also has a large Minnesota school law practice which is often affected by finance related matters. We have represented the Minnesota School Boards Association for over 50 years and have excellent relationships with Minnesota School Districts. We would expect the applicant to be eligible for admission to the Minnesota bar. We provide competitive compensation commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits. Please send a cover letter, resume and law school transcript to:

Thomas Deans
Knutson, Flynn & Deans, PA
1155 Centre Pointe Drive
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

(651) 225-0616

Associate- Tax

Firm: Harris Beach PLLC

Location: New York, NY; Rochester, NY; Uniondale, NY; or White Plains, NY 

Expires: 1/28/2020

Description: Serve as tax counsel on all matters relating to tax-exempt or tax-advantaged bonds, including governmental bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, financings for qualified residential rental property projects, other types of exempt facility bonds and qualified small issue (manufacturing) bonds; provide tax support on state and local tax matters related to public finance and economic development matters.  

•   Research federal and state tax issues tax issues and prepare legal memoranda
•   Conduct tax due diligence associated with tax-exempt bond financings, including reviewing tax questionnaires and related documents and submissions 
•   Prepare arbitrage and tax certificates, IRS Forms 8038 and related documents for tax-exempt bond financings
•   Prepare applications for 501(c)(3) determination letters, private letter ruling requests and state sales tax exemptions
•   Work on the representation of issuers/conduit borrowers in connection with IRS examinations of tax-advantaged bond issues and submission of VCAP applications
•   501(c)(3) determination letters, private letter ruling requests and state sales tax exemptions

•   Requires 3+ years of legal experience working as tax counsel in connection with tax-exempt bond financings
•   Knowledge and experience with multiple revenue bond structures a plus (e.g., letter of credit secured; FHA- insured; multi-modal structures) 
•   Prefer LLM in tax
•   Must be admitted in New York (or ability to waive in)
•   Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment
•   Must possess a high level of flexibility and adaptability to provide support to numerous competing priorities as needed
•   Must have excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills
•   Must be organized with excellent attention to detail
•   Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization
•   Military experience a plus

To apply, email your resume to resumes@harrisbeach.com.



Firm: Ballard Spahr LLP

Location: Baltimore, MD 

Expires: 1/28/2020

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a paralegal in our Baltimore office to support our nationally-recognized finance lawyers who represent commercial lenders in virtually every type of commercial financing transaction. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include: preparation of documentation for closings, including organizing, proofreading and assembling documents; conducting due-diligence; drafting loan documents, closing certificates and opinions; coordinating closing logistics; preparing and filing of UCC Financing Statements; researching industry databases, publicly-available information from local governments and other sources, and applicable law. 

This position requires someone who is energetic, detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and understands the cycle of a transaction. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters with demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment and within time constraints. Strong writing and proofreading skills, oral communication skills, research, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential to be successful in this position. 

Minimum requirements include: prior experience as a paralegal in commercial lending transactions, public finance, and UCC Article 9; demonstrated written and oral communication skills, intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel) and document management systems. Must be able to work overtime, as needed.

Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit https://ballardspahr.silkroad.com/epostings/ and apply online.