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Lindsay C. Whelan

Transition Partner

Lindsay counsels special districts, landowners, developers and other related parties on matters relating to special district governance, public financing, and land development.

In her free time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her family, watching and attending Florida State athletics, and spending time outdoors.

Representative Experience

  • Represents special districts and other related parties in matters relating to government contracting, real property, public procurement and construction, open government and ethics, public finance, and land development.
  • Represents landowners and developers relative to special district establishment and governance, as well as performs due diligence activities for entities relative to their acquisition of property interests within special districts.
  • Represents clients in obtaining restaurant and alcoholic beverage licenses for golf, restaurant, and concession operations.
  • Assists clients in obtaining state grant moneys from the Florida Sports Foundation and complying with ongoing reporting requirements relative to same.

Presentation

  • American Planning Association Florida Annual Conference, The ABC's of CDDs and HOAs (September 2019) (Panelist)

Significant Transactions

  • Representation of issuer in connection with the issuance of $8,820,000 Belmont II Community Development District (Hillsborough County, Florida) Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 (2020 Assessment Area) (closed November 2020)
  • Representation of issuer in connection with the issuance of $10,705,000 Wiregrass II Community Development District (Pasco County, Florida) Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 (Assessment Area One) (closed November 2020)
  • Representation of issuer in connection with the issuance of $6,320,000 Parkview at Long Lake Ranch Community Development District (Pasco County, Florida) Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 (closed October 2020)
  • Representation of the issuer in connection with the issuance of $31,040,000 West Villages Improvement District Special Assessment Revenue Bonds (Unit of Development No. 7), Series 2019 (Master Infrastructure) and $1,320,000 West Villages Improvement District Special Assessment Revenue Bonds (Unit of Development No. 7), Series 2019 (Village B Parcel), (closed April 2019)
  • Representation of issuer in connection with the issuance of $11,790,000 Lakewood Ranch Stewardship District Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2018 (Lakewood Centre & NW Sector Projects) (closed December 2018)
  • Representation of issuer in connection with the issuance of $36,185,000 Lakewood Ranch Stewardship District Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2018 (Northeast Sector Project – Phase 1B) (closed December 2018)
  • Representation of issuer in connection with the issuance of $14,925,000 Lakewood Ranch Stewardship District Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2018 (Northeast Sector Project – Phase 1A) (closed August 2018)
  • Representation of the issuer in connection with the issuance of $5,195,000 Boyette Park Community Development District (Hillsborough County, Florida) Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2018 (closed April 2018)

  • Florida State University College of Law, Outstanding Pro Bono Service Recipient
  • Florida House of Representatives Legislative Intern Program Recipient, 2012
  • Florida State University College of Business, Jim Moran Institute Graduate Assistantship Recipient