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Jacalyn Smith is an associate in our Project Finance and Public Finance group, serving as counsel to nonprofit borrowers, underwriters, and banks in connection with tax-exempt and taxable financings to hospitals, health care facilities, and educational institutions.
I represent a wide variety of clients on financing transactions for health systems, charter schools, colleges and universities, cultural institutions, and other nonprofit entities. I assist with reviewing a variety of documents as part of due diligence, drafting offerings and memoranda, and researching complex legal issues.
I will be closely monitoring developments with respect to the rating systems of nonprofit entities in the areas of health care and education and the opportunities to pursue taxable and tax-exempt bond financing in the wake of the global pandemic.
DePaul University, M.A., with Distinction
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Loyola University Chicago, B.A., magna cum laude
This article covering Trinity Hunt Partners’ majority investment in life sciences digital marketing agency Supreme Optimization mentions NP for serving as Supreme’s legal advisor in the deal. Los Angeles Corporate partner Michael Lawhead led the NP deal team, which also included Corporate partners Christian Hancey of Rochester, Shahzad Malik of Los Angeles, and Andrew Share of Manchester; San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Seth Neulight; Corporate associates Jacalyn Smith of Chicago and Brian Kenney of Washington, DC; and Los Angeles senior paralegal Mina Gonzaque-Taylor and Chicago paralegal Astrid McGruder, both of the Corporate practice.
In two separate articles, the publication highlighted the firm for advising American International Group, Inc. in the pending sale of a $5.1 billion affordable housing portfolio to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust. Washington, DC Community Development Finance partner Liz Young is noted in one of the stories for leading the NP deal team.
In addition to Liz, the NP team includes Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Dara Histed, Project Finance & Public Finance partner Carla Young, Community Development Finance senior counsel Jeff Lesk, and Corporate partner John Partigan, all of Washington, DC; Global Finance partner Amanda Darwin, Affordable Housing & Real Estate associates Julie Stande and Ali Walendziak, and Community Development Finance associate Nury Aguasvivas, all of Boston; Affordable Housing & Real Estate associate Emily Schwebke and Project Finance & Public Finance resident attorney Jacalyn Smith, both of Chicago; Manchester Affordable Housing & Real Estate associate Talia Burghard; Long Island Affordable Housing & Real Estate paralegal Lori Esposito; and Los Angeles Corporate paralegal Mina Gonzaque-Taylor.
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