Michael F. Fitzpatrick, Jr.’s practice focuses on representing issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, principally in the power and utilities arena.
Michael has extensive experience advising clients on a broad range of securities transactions including public and privately placed offerings of equity, first mortgage bonds, various debt/equity hybrid instruments, subordinated and convertible debt, collateral trust bonds, multi-modal tax-exempt bonds and dedicated utility rate securitization bonds.
Advises clients on corporate governance and compliance matters with the US securities laws, including Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act.
Represented power and utilities clients on securities offerings.
Served as designated underwriters’ counsel to several utility holding companies and their subsidiaries.
Represented underwriters in connection with several dedicated rate reduction bond securitization financings, including stranded cost, environmental costs, and storm cost transactions.
Pro bono representation of veterans in their pursuit of combat-related special compensation benefits.
JD, Fordham University School of Law, 1990
BS, Villanova University, cum laude, 1983
Vice Chairman, Infrastructure Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Section of Infrastructure and Regulated Industries, American Bar Association
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants