Patricia Schuett Peterson: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Patricia Schuett Peterson

Omaha,  NE  U.S.A.
Phone(402) 231-8785

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Practice Areas

  • Tax Credits
  • LIHTC -- Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Public Finance
  • Housing
  • Single Family Housing
  • Multifamily Housing
  • Mortgage Credit Certificates
  • New Money and Refunding Financings
  • Securitizations
  • Derivatives and Investment Products
  • Swaps and Hedges
  • Structured Investments
  • Bond Counsel
  • Issuer's Counsel
  • Special Tax Counsel
  • Underwriter's Counsel
  • Revenue Bonds
University University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., 1976; Order of the Coif
Law SchoolUniversity of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1979; Nebraska Law Review
Admitted1979, Nebraska

Memberships and Affiliations

American, Nebraska and Omaha Bar Associations; National Council of State Housing Agencies; Board Member, Robert J. Kutak Foundation; Nebraska Law School Dean's Alumni Council; Cather Circle - Nebraska Alumni Association; Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN) - University of Nebraska Foundation; Past-Chair, NEBRASKAland Foundation

Other Distinctions

University of Nebraska Alumni Master to the College of Law, Masters Week 2006

Government Service

Previous member, Nebraska Affordable Housing Commission

BornAstoria, Oregon, February 4, 1954

Ms. Peterson practices in the area of municipal finance, with an emphasis on state agency housing financings. She serves as both bond counsel and general counsel to the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority, as bond counsel to the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department (multifamily program) and as special tax counsel to the Washington State Housing Finance Commission in connection with their single-family program. She is familiar with the programmatic aspects of single-family and multifamily financings, including compliance with certain provisions of Sections 142 and 143 of the Internal Revenue Code, and has expertise in various types of bond credit enhancements. Ms. Peterson has participated in drafting both federal legislation (tax and housing) and state legislation.

Ms. Peterson supervises the firm's engagements for the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority and its programs. She serves on the firm's Executive Committee and as Chair of the firm's Associate Evaluation Committee. She also is a member of the firm's Diversity Committee.

• Ms. Peterson has provided legal services as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, special tax counsel and in other capacities in more than 535 public finance issues, with an aggregate principal amount exceeding $17.5 billion.


August 18, 2014 2015 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 56 Kutak Rock Attorneys
Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that 56 of its attorneys are included in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication.

August 15, 2013 Record Number of Kutak Rock Attorneys Named Best Lawyers Forty-seven Kutak Rock attorneys reprenting 10 of the firm's 16 offices have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.

September 7, 2012 Best Lawyers Increase by 50% to 45 attorneys Forty-five Kutak Rock lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013.

August 30, 2011 29 Kutak Rock Attorneys Are 'Best Lawyers'
Twenty-nine Kutak Rock lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

April 11, 2011 Kutak Rock Receives Nebraska Volunteer Award

November 10, 2010 Kutak Rock Attorneys Picked As Best Lawyers


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Patricia Schuett Peterson

1650 Farnam Street
OmahaNE 68102-2186


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