Antonio D. Martini: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Antonio D. Martini

Partner
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone617-239-0571

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Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Educational Institutions
 
University Union College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1986
 
Law SchoolColumbia University, J.D., 1991
 
Admitted1991, California; 1992, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1993, U.S. Tax Court; 1999, Massachusetts
 
Memberships 

Memberships

National Association of Bond Lawyers
Boston Bar Association

 
BornNew York, N.Y., 1964
 
Biography

Antonio Martini focuses his practice on municipal finance-related federal tax law, with an emphasis on:

•Tax-exempt governmental facilities financing
•Qualified 501(c)(3), exempt facility and qualified small issue and other private activity bond financings
•Tax revenue anticipation and other working capital financings
•Advance refunding structures
•Municipal finance-related derivative products
•Defense of IRS bond examinations
•Taxable bond and tax credit bond financings for state and local governments and other eligible borrowers

Mr. Martini also has experience in general federal corporate taxation and tax dispute work. He is a regular speaker and panelist on federal tax law issues at the National Association of Bond Lawyers' tax seminars and Bond Attorneys' Workshops, and served from 2002 to 2003 as Editor-in-Chief of NABL's treatise,Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds. In addition, he served as Chair of NABL's 2008 Tax and Securities Law Institute and has been on the Board of Directors since 2009. Mr. Martini served as the Secretary of the NABL from 2010-2011, and then on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the NABL, in the post of Treasurer from 2011-2012. Mr. Martini has recently been elected to the position of President-Elect of NABL. He will serve in that capacity for one year and will become President of NABL for the 2014-2015 term.

He was also included as a Rising Star in the area of Bonds & Government Finance by the Massachusetts Super Lawyers publication.
•Provides principal tax support to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the States of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, and to the City of Boston, Massachusetts for their tax-exempt bond financing programs.

•Serves as bond counsel to the Vermont Economic Development Authority, the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, the Business Finance Authority of New Hampshire and the Finance Authority of Maine and as underwriter's and remarketing agent counsel to Bank of America Merrill Lynch in connection with numerous 501(c)(3) and corporate financings, including financings for Waste Management, Inc., ISO New England, Boston College High School, and Xaverian Brother High School.

 
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February 2014 Update on Federal Budget Sequestration Affecting Build America Bonds and Other Direct Pay Bonds
Joe E. Forrester,Christie Lombard Martin,Antonio D. Martini, February 27, 2014
On February 15, 2014, President Obama signed into law S. 25, An Act to ensure that the reduced annual cost-of-living adjustment to the retired pay of members and former members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62 required by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 will not apply to members or former...

The "Municipal Advisor Rules" - Why Municipal Bond Market Participants Should Care
Mark-David Adams,Antonio D. Martini, February 5, 2014
On July 1, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) will begin enforcing its final rules (the “SEC Final Rule”) relative to the registration of municipal advisors. The SEC Final Rule is a result of the requirements of Section 975 of the Title IX of the...

January 2014 Update on Federal Budget Sequestration Affecting Build America and Other Direct Pay Bonds
Joe E. Forrester,Christie Lombard Martin,Antonio D. Martini, January 10, 2014
On December 26, 2013, President Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, a “top line” budget package for federal fiscal years 2014 and 2015. While the enactment restores a federal budgeting process that has been on hiatus for a number of years and offers a framework for...



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Antonio D. Martini

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613




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