Nicole Kintop Smith focuses her practice on public finance, infrastructure finance, and securities law matters, serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, bank and underwriters’ counsel in tax-exempt and taxable bond financings. Nicole has extensive experience representing cities, counties, school districts, and transportation entities in financings involving traditional tax-backed obligations as well as revenue supported obligations to fund infrastructure projects. She also represents banks that provide credit and liquidity facilities for tax-exempt financings.
Nicole has worked on innovative and significant infrastructure projects ranging from toll roads, railways, and airports, to water and wastewater, schools, higher education, health care, affordable housing and senior living facilities. She also has experience working on real estate development projects, special district creation and other land use and economic development incentive matters. As a former real estate broker, Nicole has experience with acquisition and disposition of property and strong deal execution experience. She is also a former litigator and appellate court briefing attorney with first-chair jury trial experience.
- Public finance
- Project and infrastructure finance
- Securities compliance and disclosure