Judith Blank practices in the area of state and local public 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 non-financing 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.
Government Finance Officers Association of Connecticut
Governmental Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada
National Association of Bond Lawyers
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Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1985
Union College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1978