Frederic H. Marienthal III

Partner
Denver,  CO  U.S.A.
Phone(303) 292-7817

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Practice Areas

  • Public and Affordable Housing
  • Public Finance
  • Bond Counsel
  • Disclosure Counsel
  • Issuer's Counsel
  • Trustee's Counsel
  • Underwriter's Counsel
  • Charitable Organizations / 501-c-3
  • Charter Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Health Care Finance
  • Higher Education
  • Industrial Development Revenue Bonds
  • Mortgage Credit Certificates
  • Multifamily Housing
  • Senior Housing / Assisted Living
  • Single Family Housing
  • Student Housing
  • Post-Issuance Compliance
  • Revolving Funds / Bond Banks
 
University University of Arizona, B.A., with Distinction, 1977; University of Colorado Graduate School of Public Affairs, M.A., Public Administration, 1979
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1982
 
Admitted1983, Colorado; 1991, New York
 
Memberships 

Memberships and Affiliations

•American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
•National Association of Bond Lawyers

Other Distinctions

•Selected to attend the 2013 Colorado Capital Conference.
•On December 27, 2010 the newspaper Law Week Colorado named Mr. Marienthal as one of 11 Lawyers of the Year in the State of Colorado.

Government Service

Staff Assistant, United States Representative Timothy E. Wirth (D-Colo.), 97th and 98th Sessions of Congress

Community Involvement

•University of Colorado Denver's Chancellor's Development Committee
•Board Member, Kitchen Sisters Productions, Thistle Communities, Public Media Company
•Community Board of Friends' School, Boulder, Colorado

 
BornHarvey, Illinois, December 30, 1955
 
Biography

Mr. Marienthal is a partner in Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office. He focuses his practice on higher education facility financings, conduit private activity bonds, nonprofit facility financings and single-family mortgage revenue bonds. Mr. Marienthal routinely serves as bond, disclosure and underwriter's counsel on tax-exempt bond financings for public and nonprofit colleges and universities, charter and independent schools and charitable organizations. In addition, Mr. Marienthal is the chair of the firm's federal multicandidate political action committee and has represented an array of issuers and financial institutions before various state legislatures and federal agencies. He also serves as a board member for Kitchen Sisters Productions, Thistle Communities, Public Media Company, the University of Colorado School of Public Affairs Advisory Board and the Community Board of Friends' School in Boulder, Colorado.

Mr. Marienthal has been with the firm for more than 30 years and has successfully collaborated with the firm's clients to develop and implement creative and innovative first-of-their-kind financing structures.

• Bond and disclosure counsel to 10 of Colorado's governing boards of higher education.
• Bond counsel on multistate tax-exempt qualified 501(c)(3) bond financing programs.
• Bond and disclosure counsel to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
• Financing counsel to Public Radio Capital.
• Bond and disclosure counsel to many independent and charter schools.
• Prior bond counsel, special tax counsel and disclosure counsel to the treasurers of the States of Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada and Rhode Island.
• Assisted with the drafting and adoption of legislation relating to debt financings in the States of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Texas, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Presentations:

• Colorado Fiscal Managers' Association/Colorado State Managers' Association 2014 Spring Educational Conference, May 8, 2014, Post Issuance Bond Compliance-IRS and SEC Increasing Enforcement Efforts .
• Colorado Statewide Higher Education Budget Meeting, August 23, 2013, Denver, CO, Speaker, Tax Reform - Shift Happens .
• National Association of County Administrators, July 21, 2013, Fort Worth, TX, Tax Reform-Shift Happens .
• Colorado Department of Local Affairs Private Activity Bond Workshop for Local Officials, June 25, 2013, Brighton, CO, Issuing Tax-Exempt Bonds and Regulatory Update.
• Colorado Department of Local Affairs Private Activity Bond Workshop for Local Officials, June 25, 2013, Brighton, CO, Issuing Private Activity Bonds .
• Mountain Plains/Colorado NAHRO Joint Conference, May 9, 2013, Colorado Springs, Panelist, Affordable Housing Finance 101.
• Colorado Department of Education, Annual Charter School Finance Seminar, September 21, 2012, Thornton, Colorado, Speaker, Financial Strength Indicators for Effective Lending/Investment Decisions and On-Going Long-Term Debt Management.
• Colorado Department of Education Charter School Annual Finance Seminar on September 21, 2012 in Thornton, CO., Speaker, Building a Post Issuance Compliance Program for Tax-Exempt Debt .
• Colorado Statewide Higher Education Budget Meeting, August 28, 2012, Denver, CO, Panelist, Public Private Partnerships - From the Boardroom to The Classroom - Metro's Hospitality Learning Center.
• Colorado Department of Local Affairs Private Activity Bond Workshop for Local Officials, July 12, 2012, Brighton, CO, Issuing Tax-Exempt Bonds and Regulatory Update.
• Colorado Fiscal Managers Association and Colorado State Managers Association, Spring 2012 Educational Seminar, May 4, 2012, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Speaker, Creating a Post-Issuance Compliance Program for Tax-Exempt Bonds.
• Colorado League of Charter Schools, 18th Annual Conference, February 23, 2012, Broomfield, Colorado, Panel Member, Building a Post Issuance Compliance Program for Tax-Exempt Debt.
• Colorado Association of Independent Schools Annual Trustee/Head of School Conference, Circle of Chairs, October 13, 2011, Vail, Colorado, Moderator and presentation on Civility in the Board Room - Mosaics and Melting Pots .
• Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, CLE Lunch Program, August 8, 2011, Bond Financing for 501(c)3 Organizations.
• Colorado Department of Local Affairs 2011 Private Activity Bond Workshop for local officials, July 26, 2011, Brighton, CO, Market and Legal Considerations of Issuing PABs.
• InterFace Student Housing Investment & Finance Conference, April 8, 2010, New York City, NY, Structuring and Executing the Financing for P3 Transactions.
• NACUBO 2010 Annual Meeting, July 26, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Creating New Revenue Streams to Fund Capital Projects.
• Colorado Department of Local Affairs Private Activity Bond Workshop for Local Officials, July 29, 2010, Denver, CO, Legal Considerations of Issuing PABs and the Issuance Process.
• Colorado Association of Independent Schools Annual Trustee Head of School Conference Circle of Chairs, October 14, 2010, Vail, Colorado, Moderator and presentation on Storytelling, Elevator Speeches and Creativity .
• Colorado Fiscal Managers Association Fall Educational Seminar, October 29, 2010, Denver, CO, Governance - Initiatives and Referenda - Let the Voters Decide.

Mr. Marienthal attended the 2013 Colorado Capital Conference - a three-day seminar in Washington, DC, aimed at connecting Coloradans with national leaders and decision makers. The conference, hosted by U.S. Senator Mark Udall, Colorado Mesa University and the University of Colorado, featured a bipartisan and diverse slate of eminent speakers. Only 100 applicants were selected from over 400 applications to participate in the conference.

On December 27, 2010, the newspaper Law Week Colorado named Mr. Marienthal as one of 11 Lawyers of the Year in the State of Colorado. He received a Lawyer of the Year designation because of his extensive community service and specifically his role as bond counsel to Metropolitan State College of Denver for the new Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center (HLC) to be built on the Auraria Campus by 2012.

In August of 2014 Mr. Marienthal was named to the University of Colorado Denver's Chancellor's Development Committee. The Committee assists with fundraising efforts for CU Denver's schools and colleges.

News

September 8, 2014 Fred Marienthal Appointed to CU Denver Chancellor's Development Committee
Fred Marienthal, a partner in the Denver office of Kutak Rock, was recently appointed to the University of Colorado Denver's Chancellor's Development Committee. The Committee assists with fundraising efforts for CU Denver's schools and colleges.

May 2, 2014 Fred Marienthal Presents at CFMA/CSMA 2014 Spring Educational Conference
Kutak Rock attorney Fred Marienthal, from the firm's Denver office, presented at the Colorado Fiscal Managers' Association/Colorado State Managers' Association 2014 Spring Educational Conference on Thursday, May 8.

May 2, 2014 Book Review: Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance
Kutak Rock attorney Fred Marienthal authored a review of the book Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance, by Sanford Levinson. The review was published in the May 2014 issue of The Colorado Lawyer.

February 3, 2014 Kutak Rock Participates in QECB Solar Financing
Kutak Rock LLP served as bond counsel to the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority in connection with the issuance of $4,900,000 of Taxable Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (Colorado Solar 2013 Photovoltaic Solar Project) Series 2013.

January 2, 2014 Down Payment Assistance Programs Established in Colorado
Kutak Rock LLP assisted the City and County of Denver, Colorado and El Paso County, Colorado to establish the Denver Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus Program and the El Paso County Turnkey Mortgage Origination Program.

November 1, 2013 Senior Living Community in Boulder, CO
Kutak Rock LLP served as bond counsel to the Housing Authority of the City of Boulder, Colorado, d/b/a Boulder Housing Partners in connection with the issuance of its $7,206,576 of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bond (High Mar Apartments Project) Series 2013.

August 20, 2013 D.C. Gridlock? Not Necessarily, Says Marienthal
Kutak Rock attorney Fred Marienthal has published an article in the Denver Business Journal regarding the 2013 Colorado Capital Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this year.

July 21, 2013 Marienthal Tax Reform Presentation for National Association of County Administrators National Association of County Administrators General Membership Meeting and Idea Exchange, July 21, 2013.

June 25, 2013 Marienthal Presents at Colorado Department of Local Affairs Private Activity Bond Workshop Colorado Department of Local Affairs Private Activity Bond Workshop, June 25, 2013, Brighton, Colorado.

June 1, 2013 Solar Panels Installed on Public Housing

Publications

July 29, 2014 Book Review: Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications
Kutak Rock attorney Fred Marienthal authored a review of the book Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications, by Nancy S. Kim. The review was published in the August 2014 issue of The Colorado Lawyer.

Article

May 2, 2014 Book Review: Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance
Kutak Rock attorney Fred Marienthal authored a review of the book Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance, by Sanford Levinson. The review was published in the May 2014 issue of The Colorado Lawyer.

Article

October 25, 2013 Book Review: Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the 20th Century
Fred Marienthal has published a review of the book Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century by Alex Sayf Cummings (Oxford University Press, 2013). The review appears in the November 2013 edition of The Colorado Lawyer magazine.

Article

July 15, 2013 Book Review: Small Wars, International Law and Comprehending U.S. Foreign Policy
Fred Marienthal has published a review of the book The Counterinsurgent's Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars by Ganesh Sitaraman (Oxford University Press, 2012). The review appears in the July 2013 edition of The Colorado Lawyer magazine.

Article

January 15, 2013 Book Review: No Longer Visible: Religion in University Education
Fred Marienthal has published a review disussing the book No Longer Visible: Religion in University Education by Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Article

April 2, 2012 Book Review: Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda
Article

July 15, 2009 Marienthal Co-Authors Article On Effects Of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Of 2009
Fred Marienthal co-authored an article published in The Colorado Lawyer magazine in July 2009.

Article

 
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