With over 24 years of experience, Murphy represents mutual fund companies, investment advisory firms, and other institutional investors in connection with their investments in tax-exempt securities, both new money and workout transactions. She advises clients with respect to the purchase of high yield municipal bonds for hospitals, charter schools, solid waste facilities and senior living facilities among other sectors.
Murphy also has wide-ranging experience with charter school restructurings and sales across the country. In addition, she is well-versed on Chapter 11 proceedings and advises clients on reorganization, liquidation and acquisition strategies.
“Colleen brings unique skills to the firm’s strong team in public finance and restructuring. The firm’s clients and colleagues will appreciate her practical approach, exceptional industry insights and skillsets, and dedication to client service excellence,” said David J. Dykeman, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Boston office. “We are delighted to welcome Colleen to the Boston office.”
Warren S. Bloom, co-chair of the firm’s Public Finance & Infrastructure Practice, added, “We are delighted to add Colleen’s expertise and experience to our municipal workout practice, particularly during this time of financial disruption.”
Murphy said, “I was drawn to Greenberg Traurig because of its global platform, entrepreneurial culture, and collaborative approach. The firm has offices where many of my clients and deals are located. My clients will benefit from Greenberg Traurig’s broad range of expertise in virtually every area of law. I am excited to join the firm’s growing Boston office.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to over 70 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
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