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

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

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.

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2013-2015

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•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

Associated News & Events
Press Releases
A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'
8 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers 2015
8 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
Greenberg Traurig Listed Among Top 10 2012 Bond Counsel Rankings by The Bond Buyer

Sequestration Cuts Direct Payments on Build America Bonds and Tax Credit Bonds by 8.7%
IRS Extends Carrot to Issuers of Tax-Advantaged Bonds to Encourage Adoption of Post-Issuance Compliance Procedures
IRS Issues Final Regulations on Solid Waste Disposal Facilities
IRS Releases a Revised Form 8703---Longer and More Detailed
IRS Sending Compliance Check Questionnaires on Advance Refunding Bond Issues
Tribal Economic Development Bonds - First Application Deadline: August 15, 2009
Build America Bonds ARRA Provisions Summary
Recovery Zone Facility Bonds
H.R.1: American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 --- A Summary of the Key Bond and Credit Provisions
Housing Legislation Signed by President on July 30, 2008

Reported CasesSignificant 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.
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Office Information

Vanessa Albert Lowry

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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