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Greenberg Traurig’s Lorraine Tyson Elected to National Association of Bond Lawyers Board of Directors

CHICAGO – Oct. 25, 2016 – Lorraine M. Tyson, a shareholder in the Corporate & Securities Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) for a one-year term ending in 2017. Tyson also served on the 12-member NABL Board of Directors from 2015-2016.

Tyson focuses her practice on corporate finance, privatization, and public finance transactions. She has acted as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, remarketing agent counsel, issuer's counsel or letter of credit counsel in connection with financings by the City of Chicago, the State of Illinois, the Regional Transportation Authority, the Illinois Finance Authority, the Illinois Housing Development Authority, Cook County, Illinois, and the Board of Education of the City of Chicago. Tyson has advised clients on various types of tax-exempt and taxable bonds, including general obligation bonds, alternate revenue bonds, limited tax bonds, debt certificates, revenue bonds, Build America bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, student housing bonds, recovery zone facility bonds, recovery zone economic development bonds, variable rate bonds, and current and advance refunding bonds.

NABL, which represents approximately 3,000 of the nation’s leading public finance attorneys, was founded in 1979 to promote the integrity of the municipal market by advancing the understanding of and compliance with the law affecting public finance. For more information on NABL, please visit their website.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.