Lona Valentine

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Lona J. Valentine concentrates her practice in the area of public finance tax and financial analysis, overseeing the related arbitrage rebate practice and providing guidance on federal tax topics related to all tax-favored bond financings for governmental and conduit clients.

She has worked on a wide variety of municipal financing transactions including projects for traditional governmental infrastructure, hospital expansion, continuing care retirement communities, cultural facilities, small issue manufacturing and exempt facilities.

Lona works with issuers and conduit borrowers to address all of the federal tax issues from the inception of a financing throughout the entire term of the financing and has a wide array of experience in refundings, derivative products, multipurpose allocations and private use analyses.

Additionally, she has acted as special tax counsel to issuers and conduit borrowers in IRS compliance initiatives, IRS bond audits and IRS Voluntary Closing Agreement Program (VCAP) Requests.

Lona has served as a panelist for a tax due diligence and documentation workshop at the annual National Association of Bond Lawyers’ Bond Attorneys Workshop. In addition, she is frequently called on to speak at various seminars on IRS arbitrage rebate compliance, private activity tests and post-bond issuance compliance.

Prior to the practice of law, she served as a certified internal auditor for a large publicly traded corporation.

Education :

  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D., 2000)
  • University of Kentucky  (M.B.A., magna cum laude, 1995)
  • Bellarmine University  (B.S., magna cum laude, 1994)

Bar Admissions : Ohio, Kentucky

Memberships :

  • Certified Arbitrator, Council of Better Business Bureaus
  • American Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Boone County, Kentucky, Tax Advisory Board
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (2007)


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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
255 E 5th St #1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
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