Christie counsels government entities and 501(c)(3) organizations as well as investment bankers and banks in connection with the tax-exempt financing of projects for public and nonprofit organizations. Her practice focuses on municipal finance-related federal tax law relevant to the issuance of general obligation bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) private activity bonds, exempt facility bonds, tax revenue anticipation, and other working capital bonds and tax credit bonds.
Christie often acts as counsel to issuers and borrowers in connection with IRS bond examinations and the IRS voluntary closing agreement program. She also works with borrowers and issuers to develop written post-issuance compliance procedures. In addition, Christie currently serves as editor-in-chief of the Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds Deskbook, published by the National Association of Bond Lawyers.
• Bond counsel to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with respect to the development and utilization of its commercial paper financing program
• Bond counsel to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency in connection with bonds and notes issued for the financing of various capital projects for Harvard University
• Bond counsel to the Vermont Economic Development Authority with respect to its tax-exempt commercial paper program
• Bond counsel to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency with respect to bonds issued for Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
Recognitions & Awards
• Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
• Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
• Member, Maine Bar Association
• Mintz Levin Adds Christie Lombard Martin to Public Finance Practice, (05.04.2015)