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


Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

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 from the IRS.

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2013-2022
  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, “Chapter 11 Restructuring, Mid-Market Segments (100-250)” for the restructuring of Lombard Public Facilities Corporation, 2019
  • Member, Winning Team, TMA Chicago/Midwest Awards Program, “Small Transaction of the Year” for the restructuring of the Lombard Public Facilities Corporation, 2018
  • Lay Member, Commission on Wellness, Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania 
  • Member, American Bar Association, Section on Taxation
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
    • Former Vice-Chair, Committee on Taxation
  • Board Member of active community organization/urban church boards in Philadelphia


  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, University of Pennsylvania Law School
    • Student Editor, The Authority
  • Diploma di maturità, Mathematics, with Distinction in All Subjects, Cornell University
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Pennsylvania
  • Francese