Judith Blank practices on state and local government finance, representing governmental agencies issuing general obligation and revenue bonds and representing borrowers, lenders, underwriters, trustees, and issuers of private activity bonds. Financings have included tax-exempt leases; variable-rate put bonds with swaps; Dutch-auction redemptions; advance refunding bonds with float contracts; and bonds backed with financial insurance, letters of credit, or standby purchase agreements.
Judith has also provided counsel to various Connecticut municipalities on nonfinancing matters ranging from election law and Freedom of Information Act compliance to tax levy and assessment matters. She counsels bond trustees on defaulted municipal and tribal bonds and has worked on restructuring distressed transactions. She has also provided advice to, or served as counsel to, the charter establishment or revision commissions in several Connecticut towns.
Bond counsel for numerous government issuers in the State of Connecticut
Development of a tax-exempt leasing program
Financings throughout New England and the United States
Municipal and tribal bond defaults and restructurings