- J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude
- M.S., Purdue University
- B.S., University of Minnesota
Donald has participated in hundreds of public and private offerings of tax-exempt and taxable securities as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower's counsel and letter of credit bank counsel. He has expertise in a full range of federally guaranteed and private student loan asset-backed securitizations, student loan warehouse financings, government-sponsored student loan liquidity facilities, student loan purchase agreements, health care financings, and agricultural project financings, among other areas of public finance. Donald represents the benchmark issuers in the student loan securitization sector as well as all of the major investment banks in the space.