Stephanie Massey serves as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel and borrower's counsel in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable revenue bonds for governmental entities, including housing finance agencies, and in conduit issuer transactions for nonprofit institutions including hospitals, colleges, private secondary schools, charter schools, retirement communities, nursing homes, CCRCs, solid waste disposal companies and cultural and other institutions. Ms. Massey frequently represents borrowers in connection with the bond counsel role and has experience with public offerings, private placements and taxable non-conduit bond offerings, including century bonds. Her practice encompasses transactions throughout the Northeast and elsewhere nationally. Ms. Massey's practice also includes distressed debt work. She is co-chair of the Public Finance Department and chair of the Public Finance Sector Group. Ms. Massey has been recognized as a leader in her field by Chambers USA.
•Serve as bond counsel to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency with respect to numerous financings for colleges, hospitals, cultural institutions and secondary schools.
•Serve as bond counsel to the Vermont Economic Development Authority.
•Serve as bond counsel to the Homeownership Division of the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency and as co-bond counsel to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority.
•Serve as underwriter's counsel for Waste Management solid waste disposal facility financings and remarketings nationally.
•Serve as underwriters' counsel to a rotating investment banker syndicate for the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority and as underwriter's counsel for New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority and Vermont Municipal Bond Bank financings.
Edwards Wildman is Bond Counsel for $496 million Bond Issue to Benefit Partners HealthCare System
Edwards Wildman was bond counsel to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency in connection with the issuance on January 30, 2014 of $496,040,000 aggregate principal amount of tax exempt bonds in 5 series to benefit Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
MassHousing Single Family Housing Bonds - Series 163-166
Edwards Wildman served as bond counsel to the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency in connection with its $150,000,000 Single Family Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 163-166, consisting of a combination of taxable and tax-exempt AMT and Non-AMT bonds.
Trustees of Boston College 501(c)(3) Revenue Bonds
Edwards Wildman has a long history of serving as bond counsel in connection with the issuance of qualified 501(c)(3) bonds by the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (and its predecessor) for the Trustees of Boston College.
MassHousing TEMPS Bonds
In late 2012, the Edwards Wildman public finance team served as bond counsel to the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency for the issuance of approximately $120 million in Residential Mortgage Revenue Bonds (Mortgage-Backed Securities) 2012 Series A and Series B.
Bowdoin College Century Bonds
Our public finance team served as bond counsel to Bowdoin College in June 2012 for its $128,500,000 offering of century bonds, which were structured to mature in July 2112, one hundred years after issuance, at an historically low interest rate of 4.693%.
Massachusetts Development Finance Agency Revenue Bonds
Our lawyers served as bond counsel to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency for the $331,320,000 Massachusetts Development Finance Agency Revenue Bonds, Partners HealthCare System Issue, Series L (2012) issued January 4, 2012.
CHFA Housing Mortgage Finance Program Revenue Bonds, 2013 Series B
Edwards Wildman serves as co-bond counsel to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority in connection with its single family and multifamily mortgage revenue bond financings.
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Taxable Financing an Attractive Option for 501(c)(3) Borrowers
August 2012 publication
Client Advisory - Effect of Proposed SEC Rules for Municipal Advisor Registration on Appointed Members of Governing Bodies of Municipal Entities and Board Members and Employees of Conduit Borrowers
January 2011 publication
Public Finance Advisory - Bond Insurer Downgrades and Material Event Notice Filings
February 21, 2008 publication
Edwards Wildman's Stephanie Massey Provides Tips to New Partners in Law360
October 22, 2014
Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes 35 Edwards Wildman Lawyers for Excellence
June 4, 2014
Chambers USA 2013 Ranks 36 Edwards Wildman Lawyers in 17 Practice Areas
May 28, 2013