Joel W. VanderVeen: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Joel W. VanderVeen

Omaha,  NE  U.S.A.
Phone(402) 231-8809

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Practice Areas

  • Asset Securitization
  • Public Finance
  • General Governmental
  • Water and Wastewater Utilities
  • Governmental Facilities
  • Buildings and Infrastructure
  • Pension Obligations
  • Industrial Development Revenue Bonds
  • Higher Education
  • Bond Counsel
  • Borrower's Counsel
  • Disclosure Counsel
  • Issuer's Counsel
  • Underwriter's Counsel
  • Bank Loans
  • General Obligation
  • Revenue Bonds
  • Revolving Funds / Bond Banks
  • Charitable Organizations / 501(c)(3)
  • Derivatives and Investment Products
  • Swaps and Hedges
  • Structured Investments
  • Secondary Markets
  • Health Care Finance
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term Care
  • Housing
  • Senior Housing / Assisted Living
  • Tax 103
  • New Money and Refunding Financings
University University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S.B.A., Accounting, 1983
Law SchoolUniversity of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with Distinction, 1987 Order of the Coif
Admitted1987, Nebraska; U.S. Tax Court
BornFalls City, Nebraska, September 16, 1961

Mr. VanderVeen represents governmental bond issuers, underwriters and nonprofit and private activity borrowers in public finance matters. His experience in the health care industry includes bond financings of hospital, nursing home, assisted living and retirement housing facilities, including facilities for multi-state systems. A significant portion of Mr. VanderVeen's practice consists of financings for wastewater/clean water and drinking water state revolving funds. He also is experienced in industrial development projects, the reuse of federal facilities for economic development and state financing secured by tobacco settlement revenues.

•Bond counsel, underwriter's counsel and borrower's counsel for health care financings of acute-care hospital, nursing, assisted living and retirement housing facilities in at least one dozen states.
•Counsel to governmental bond issuers.
•Structuring wastewater/clean water or drinking water state revolving fund programs to meet federal and state program requirements and satisfy rating agency criteria beginning with the inception of the respective federal capitalization grant programs; completion of state revolving fund financings as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel or disclosure counsel in at least four states.
•Counsel in connection with economic development proposals, including drafting legislation and negotiation of financing, land acquisition and environmental remediation packages and intergovernmental agreements with federal, state and local agencies.
•Counsel to the underwriter for the first tobacco revenue bond financing in the State of Arkansas.


February 3, 2014Kutak Rock Assists With $1 Billion Bond Deal

Kutak Rock LLP has negotiated and drafted transactional documents needed to sell the State of Illinois' $1 billion general obligation bonds. On February 6, Illinois sold tax-exempt bonds with a 25-year maturity.


May 20, 2013SEC Addresses Potential Liability of Public Officials With Regard to Secondary Market Disclosure Obligations

Client Alert

May 5, 2011Summary of New Proposed Rules For Accountable Care Organizations

Through last year's enactment of the Affordable Care Act, provisions were added to the Social Security Act that established the Medicare Shared Savings Program (SSP). Client Alert


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Joel W. VanderVeen

1650 Farnam Street
OmahaNE 68102-2186


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