Michelle G. Adams

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Ms. Adams is a partner in the Atlanta office of Kutak Rock. She focuses her practice on tax-exempt bond financings, primarily in connection with the issuance of qualified mortgage bonds and multifamily housing bonds by state and local issuers. She routinely serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, bond purchaser’s counsel and disclosure counsel in such housing-related financings. Additionally, Ms. Adams has been bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in tax allocation district (tax increment financing) bond transactions, and has represented financial institutions in direct bond purchases. With her extensive knowledge of the housing finance agency industry and public finance, Ms. Adams has assisted dozens of clients in the issuance of billions of dollars in bond financings.

  • Counsel to multiple state housing finance agencies for implementation of the New Issue Bond Purchase program of the U.S. Treasury, with the issuance of over $725 million of bonds.
  • Lead bond counsel to a state housing finance agency implementing a new parity bond indenture.
  • Bond counsel to a state housing finance agency during its securitization of loans within a parity indenture.
  • Counsel to the underwriters in five state and local housing finance agency working groups.
  • Bond counsel to multiple local housing finance agencies for their drawdown bond programs (recycling and preservation of bond volume cap). Additionally, assisted such agencies in the purchase of their own tender bonds.
  • Counsel to an international financial institution in the direct purchases of over $290 million in bonds.