The Role of Underwriter’s Counsel 

 

Overview of the role and expectations imposed on underwriter's counsel in a municipal bond transaction.

Panelists
David Unkovic, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, Lancaster, PA
Glenn E. Weinstein, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone P.L.C., Chicago, IL

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Tying It All Together 

 

This closing session takes attendees through a typical bond issue - from the initial client call to closing - using an interactive, informal platform that incorporates concepts from across the General Sessions and Target Sessions. Panelists play the roles of issuer, underwriter, bond attorney, and tax attorney as they navigate through a bond transaction from start to finish. Along the way, they encounter, explain, and resolve issues typically encountered in public finance transactions.

Panelists 
Michael P. Allen, Ice Miller LLP, Indianapolis,IN 
David J. Fernandez, Ballard Spahr LLP, New York, NY
Tyler J. Kalachnik, Ice Miller LLP, Indianapolis, IN
Rod Kanter, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Birmingham, AL
Barbara Jane League, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Houston, TX

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Underwriting: Behind the Scenes

 

Introduction to and discussion of the underwriting process, including all aspects of structuring the deal through taking the municipal bonds to market.

Panelists
Michael P. Allen, Ice Miller LLP, Indianapolis,IN 
Julia R. Houston, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Austin, TX

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