Kimberly Casey Reed

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Ms. Reed, a partner in the Denver office of Kutak Rock LLP, focuses her practice in the area of public finance, routinely serving as bond counsel, special disclosure counsel and underwriter's counsel in a variety of municipal finance transactions including general obligation bond issuances, lease purchase transactions (certificated and direct leases), revenue-backed financings (secured by sales taxes, property taxes, tax increment, system revenues, intergovernmental revenue-sharing arrangements and public improvement fees), direct loans to governmental entities and credit-enhanced securities. Ms. Reed has worked with a variety of issuers in such transactions including Colorado special districts, cities, towns and counties (including acting by and through enterprises thereof), nonprofit corporations, school districts, urban renewal authorities, airport enterprises and authorities and regional transportation authorities. She also has represented numerous Colorado special districts, nonprofit issuers and leasing entities as general counsel, has served as special counsel to governmental entities with respect to negotiating revenue sharing agreements with private developers, and has provided due diligence services to real estate developers in connection with property purchases involving special districts.

With her broad range of experience in various financing mechanisms and issuers, and her focus on providing efficient and effective legal services, Ms. Reed has been an integral member of financing teams for hundreds of successful projects in Colorado.

  • Provided bond, disclosure or underwriter’s counsel in connection with over $1 billion in tax-exempt municipal financings.
  • Worked in various capacities with urban renewal authorities formed by the Cities of Aurora, Broomfield, Denver, Lakewood and Loveland in connection with tax increment financings.
  • Served as bond, disclosure or underwriter’s counsel in complex municipal financings for commercial and mixed-use development and redevelopment projects in the Denver metro area including Stapleton in Denver, Colorado Mills and BelMar in Lakewood, Cornerstar and Southlands in Aurora, Park Meadows in Lone Tree, Lowry in Aurora, Centerra in Loveland and Prairie Center in Brighton.
  • Current member, Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board.
  • Faculty presenter at the National Association of Bond Lawyers' Fundamentals Seminar and its 2007 Chair. Faculty presenter at numerous regional municipal conferences hosted by the Colorado Governmental Finance Officers Association, the Colorado Municipal League and Special District Association.
  • Member of Board of Directors, National Association of Bond Lawyers, 2009-2012.