Lynn Freeman counsels major financial institutions, underwriters, 501(c)3 corporations, governmental and other entities in public finance transactions. Lynn has broad experience in virtually every role in a public finance transaction, including as bond counsel, bank’s counsel, letter of credit bank’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, issuer’s counsel and trustee’s counsel.
Armed with an MBA degree, finance experience with Conoco Oil Company prior to law school and other real world business experiences, Lynn has a greater understanding of client goals and objectives and delivers legal services accordingly.
Lynn has represented clients in financings involving colleges and universities, health care providers, continuing care retirement communities, public and private secondary schools, state and local governments and municipal and state authorities, among others. She is experienced in a variety of financing structures, including revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, industrial development bonds, tax increment financings, student loan bonds, derivative products, leasings, fixed and variable rate instruments and secured and collateralized obligations, as well as public offerings and private placement transactions.
Having varied experience has provided Lynn with the tools to effectively negotiate and document transactions. It has also provided her with valuable insights into market norms and transaction expectations from a variety of perspectives. Lynn brings this know-how to each and every representation, communicating it with clarity, delivering it with dependability and applying it with professionalism.
- University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 1998, with distinction, Dean’s List
- University of Missouri-Kansas City, M.B.A., 1997
- University of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.S., 1991, Finance and Economics
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- Member, Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers
- Allegheny County Bar Association
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