Vanessa Albert Lowry: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Vanessa Albert Lowry

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Education
  • Tax
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7811
Fax: 215.988.7801
University Cornell University, B.A., Mathematics, 1985 Member, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1988 Student Editor, The Authority
Admitted1988, Pennsylvania
Memberships American Bar Association (Member, Section on Taxation); National Association of Bond Lawyers (Vice-Chair, Committee on Taxation).

BornMontreal, Quebec, Canada, December 28, 1962

Vanessa Albert Lowry focuses her practice on tax, public finance, and asset securitization matters, as well as investment and repurchase agreements.

Professional & Community Involvement

· Member, American Bar Association, Section on Taxation

· Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
- Vice-Chair, Committee on Taxation

· Board Member of active community organization/urban church boards in Philadelphia

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2013-2014

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

Vanessa has represented and counseled clients with regard to the following:

· Structuring complex project financings, including airport special facilities financings, using tax-exempt debt.

· Financings for 501(c)(3) organizations.

· University and college financings.

· Charter school financings.

· Structuring multi-source financings for multi-family housing.

· Program counsel to active large city single family housing program.

· Structuring refinancings using securitization trusts.

· Workouts involving tax-exempt debt both conduit and governmental.

· Structuring working capital financings.

· Refinancings to relieve cash flow issues.

· Use of swaps as hedges in public finance transactions.

· Representation of investment providers in tax-exempt debt transactions.

· Representation of issuers in connection with tax audits of complex financings by the IRS.

· Representation of issuers seeking private letter rulings for the IRS.

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

· Featured, "Member Spotlight - Vanessa Lowry," NABL News, April 2013

· Chair, Tax Hot Topics Panel, 10th Annual Tax and Securities Law Institute, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Savannah, GA, March 2012

· Speaker, Fall Meeting, Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers, Hershey, PA, October 2011

· Faculty Member, Exempt Facilities Panel, National Association of Bond Lawyers' 9th Annual Tax and Securities Law Institute, Austin, TX, March 2011

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Office Information

Vanessa Albert Lowry

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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