Adrian E. Serene

(816) 502-4609
(816) 960-0041 Fax

Mr. Serene is an associate with the public finance group in the firm’s Kansas City office. He primarily acts as bond counsel and special tax counsel to municipal issuers in connection with the issuance of municipal bonds. Mr. Serene has assisted issuers with taxable and tax-exempt notes and bonds for refunding and new money issues, lease-purchase transactions and certificates of participation. His experience includes acting as bond counsel to municipalities issuing general obligation bonds and industrial revenue bonds.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Mr. Serene served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Kansas Attorney General. While there, Mr. Serene brought civil litigation and criminal prosecution on behalf of the Attorney General. He frequently addressed the Kansas Legislature regarding pending legislation and addressed various civic organizations regarding consumer protection topics.

Mr. Serene also served as an attorney for the Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner. While there, Mr. Serene regulated state-chartered financial institutions and represented the Bank Commissioner in administrative and civil litigation.