PHILADELPHIA – Oct. 24, 2019 – Alexander L. Scarola and Vanessa Albert Lowry, shareholders in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Philadelphia office, will speak at The Bond Buyer’s Mid-Atlantic Municipal Market Conference 2019, Oct. 24th at the Union League Club in Philadelphia.
Scarola will moderate the panel, “Current Regulatory Developments: How Enhanced Disclosure is Faring.” The panelists will discuss how expanded disclosure rules are being implemented and how to disclose on the topics of cybersecurity and climate change.
Albert Lowry will speak on the panel, “Financing Airports for the Long Haul.” The panel discussion will focus on traditional and non-traditional methods for financing major airport projects. With the popularity of air travel rising, these projects, such as new terminals, terminal expansions, runway improvements, and access projects are becoming increasingly important.
Scarola focuses his practice on public finance, project finance, P3 transactions, and commercial lending. He has served as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, bank’s counsel, purchaser’s counsel, disclosure counsel, swap counsel, and credit enhancer’s counsel in numerous tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions, including general obligation, public utilities, multifamily housing, 501(c)(3), higher education, stadium, industrial development, and health care.
Albert Lowry is a 103 tax lawyer who focuses her practice on the tax aspects of public finance transactions, particularly structured transactions (including airport structure transactions), and related asset securitization matters, as well as investment and repurchase agreements. Albert Lowry has closed transactions in over 40 states as bond counsel, special tax counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, credit enhancer’s counsel, and bond purchaser’s counsel.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Public Finance Practice: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has a national public finance practice that consistently ranks among the top bond, disclosure, and underwriter’s counsel firms according to The Bond Buyer’s nationwide and statewide rankings. Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Public Finance Practice has been serving the needs of state and local issuers, underwriters, credit providers, bondholders, and conduit borrowers throughout the United States for more than 30 years in virtually every area of public finance. The firm currently has more than 30 attorneys in the Public Finance Practice in its Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Washington D.C., and West Palm Beach offices.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia Office: Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to some 50-plus attorneys and more than a dozen practices including Real Estate, Litigation, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Corporate, White Collar Defense & Special Investigations, Environmental, Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, Labor & Employment, Public Finance, Government Law & Policy, Private Wealth Services, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms, and individuals.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.