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Poonam Patidar

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Poonam counsels governments, quasi-public authorities, and higher education facilities on the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable debt as well as securities and tax law matters. She also represents institutional investors and indenture trustees in the purchase and restructuring of high-yield municipal debt. Poonam has a background in finance and focuses on developing innovative, cost-effective solutions that help clients achieve their strategic goals.

Poonam counsels governments, quasi-public authorities and higher education facilities on the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable debt as well as securities and tax law matters. She brings expertise in a wide array of industries, including transportation, higher education, health care, economic development, project finance, stadium financing, water, and wastewater.

Poonam also represents institutional investors and indenture trustees with respect to the purchase and restructuring/workout of high yield municipal debt for energy, infrastructure, healthcare, higher education, charter schools and senior living facilities. With a background in finance, she works with financial advisors, credit analysts and portfolio managers to structure transactions that both protect their investment but also achieve their strategic goals.

Through her extensive experience on all sides of municipal transactions, she has gained a holistic perspective that enables her to bring creative and thoughtful counsel on complex matters that helps clients achieve their strategic goals.

Education

  • American University (JD)
  • American University (BS, BA)

Experience

  • Representing the indenture trustee as the senior secured creditor in connection with a default relating to a resort in the Chesapeake Bay, MD area.

Recognition & Awards

  • The Bond Buyer: Rising Stars Award (2016)
  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts (Up and Coming Star Associate) – Banking & Finance: Public Finance (2014 – 2017)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Bonds/Government Finance list (2009 – 2012, 2017)

Involvement

  • Board Member, Boston Women in Public Finance
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Board Member, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

Recent Insights

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Viewpoints

Public financing, including tax-exempt bond financing, of facilities used by professional sport teams has long been a controversial topic, with advocates and opponents disagreeing over whether the public benefits sufficiently to justify public subsidies. 
Public financing, including tax-exempt bond financing, of facilities used by professional sport teams has long been a controversial topic, with advocates and opponents disagreeing over whether the benefits sufficiently to justify public subsidies. 

News & Press

Mintz partner and Massachusetts lawyer Julie Korostoff is one of 49 attorneys recognized as “Leaders in Their Fields” by the 2018 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide. Chambers named Korostoff a “Recognized Practitioner” in Technology.
The 2017 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide ha recognized 49 Mintz attorneys as “Leaders in Their Fields.” Practice highlights include top rankings for banking and finance.
Mintz served as co-bond counsel to the Brooklyn Arena Local Development Corporation in the refinancing of certain bonds issued for the construction of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Firm’s National Healthcare Practice, NY Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial Among Newest Rankings
The 2015 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide names 52 Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.  attorneys as “Leaders in Their Fields.”

Events

Moderator
Jun
20
2017

New England Municipal Conference - Predicting the Impact of Unprecedented Regulatory Trends

Financial Research Association

The Harvard Club 374 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA

Panelist
Jun
2
2017

MAGNY Municipal Analyst Scrum Luncheon

MAGNY

Yale Club 50 Vanderbilt Avenue New York, NY

Moderator
May
18
2017

Sports Law Association Annual Conference

Sports Law Association

Denver Marriott, City Center 1701 California Street Denver, CO

Panelist
Sep
22
2016

Municipals and Munis?

The Bond Buyer

Los Angeles, CA

Speaker
Nov
2
2015