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Poonam Patidar

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Education

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

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

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.

Recognitions & Awards

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

 Professional & Community Involvement

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