Colin McNiece

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  • Roger Williams University (JD)
  • Iowa State University (MS, Community / Regional Planning)
  • Iowa State University (BS, Community / Regional Planning)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island

Colin’s practice focuses on public finance matters such as tax-exempt and taxable financings. Serving as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and bank counsel, Colin has advised clients on financings related to housing, transportation, higher education, health care, economic development, and project finance.

Colin’s work as bond counsel includes advising in the issuance of multi-family housing bonds and construction loan notes and transportation system revenue bonds. Colin also represents state agencies, banks, and other borrowers in the issuance of private activity bonds, student loan bonds, and 501(c)(3) bonds and represents bondholders and trustees in default and workout transactions for a variety of municipal bond sectors.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Colin was a public finance associate at a law firm in Providence, Rhode Island.

Prior to his legal career, Colin served as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Lowell, Massachusetts, from 2002 to 2004, and as its Chief Planner from 1998 to 2002.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts (Associate to Watch) – Banking & Finance: Public Finance (2013 – 2017)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Bonds/Government Finance list (2013 – 2017)