- Public Finance
- Student Loans
- Health Care Finance
- Charitable Organizations / 501
- Bond Counsel
- Underwriter's Counsel
- Disclosure Counsel
|University ||University of Colorado, B.A., 1987|
|Law School||University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1990|
|Admitted||2007, North Dakota; 1990, Colorado|
Memberships and Affiliations
American, Colorado and North Dakota Bar Associations; National Association of Bond Lawyers; Education Finance Counsel
|Born||Denver, Colorado June 24, 1965|
Ms. Gish is a senior partner in Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office and is the co-chair of the firm's nationally recognized Public Finance Practice Group. She focuses her practice on student loan securitizations, health care financings and other public and private finance-related transactions for public and private debt issuers, investment banks and varied investors. Ms. Gish routinely serves as lead counsel in securitizations of government guaranteed and private credit student loans, nonprofit hospital bond financings and other complex public and private debt transactions. In addition, she has represented sponsors and credit providers in connection with interim warehouse financings, government sponsored liquidity facilities, commercial paper conduits, whole loan purchases, repurchase agreements and residual securitizations. With her depth and breadth of experience and extensive management skills, Ms. Gish has produced successful results for her clients for more than 20 years.
•Lead counsel to nonprofit and private issuers in structuring and negotiating billions of dollars in taxable and tax-exempt student loan securitizations.
•Represents regional and national investment banks in underwriting both public and private securities offerings.
•Counsel to national student loan company in connection with first and only single-seller commercial paper student loan conduit in the United States.
•Lead counsel to nonprofit hospitals and health care systems in connection with hundreds of millions of dollars of taxable and tax-exempt bond financings.
•Frequent panelist and guest speaker at student loan industry events and conferences.
March 20, 2011Bankruptcy Matters for Student Loan Debt Issuers
September 27, 2013Structuring Hospital Research Agreements To Maintain Federal Tax Law Compliance for Tax-Exempt Bonds
March 29, 2011Comparison of Bankruptcy Considerations for Issuers of Student Loan Debt
This memorandum is intended as a brief comparison of the ways in which three categories of issuers of student loan debt may be treated in a bankruptcy proceeding under the Bankruptcy Code: (a) corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and Delaware statutory trusts structured as special-purpose entities to be bankruptcy-remote; (b) non-profit (501(c)(3)) entities; (c) political subdivisions, public agencies or instrumentalities of a State. Client Alert
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