Niyala A. Harrison

Niyala A. Harrison

Associate
Miami 直线电话 +1 305.579.0512 电话 +1 305.579.0500

Niyala Harrison focuses her practice on public finance matters, with a particular emphasis on tax-exempt bond financings, including new and refunding issues. She regularly serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel representing cities, counties, governmental agencies and underwriters on public infrastructure finance transactions across various sectors including health care, transportation, airports, public utilities, and community development districts.

主要执业方向

主要执业经验

  • Acted as bond and disclosure counsel to the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority in connection with the issuance of more than $1 billion of its Toll System Revenue and Refunding Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission in connection with the issuance of more than $1.2 billion new money and refunding bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel and disclosure counsel to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in connection with the issuance of more than $730 million of Airport System Revenue Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to the Kenton County Airport Board in connection with the issuance of more than $136 million of Airport System Revenue Bonds and Customer Facility Charge Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to Broward County, Florida in connection with the issuance of more than $1.2 billion of Airport System Revenue Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to Miami-Dade County, Florida in connection with the issuance of more than $1,201,780,000 of its Aviation Revenue Bonds, Transit System Surtax Bonds, and Water and Sewer Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to City of Miami Beach, Florida in connection with the issuance of its Stormwater Revenue Bonds, Parking Revenue Bonds, and Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency in connection with the issuance of its Tax Increment Revenue Bonds for the purpose of financing renovations to the Miami Beach Convention Center.°
  • Acted as disclosure counsel to South Broward Hospital District in connection with the issuance of more than $690 million of Hospital Revenue and Refunding Bonds.°
  • Acted as bond counsel to the Sarasota County Public Hospital District in connection with the issuance of its $350,000,000 Hospital Revenue Bonds.°
  • Acted as underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of the City of Tampa, Florida $84,560,000 Special Assessment Revenue Bonds (Green Bonds).°
  • Acted as bond, disclosure and/or underwriter’s counsel on more than 100 transactions in connection with the issuance of special assessment bonds for community development districts in Florida.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Harrison prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

  • Associate City Planner, City of Tamarac, 2007-2009
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. A. J. Cristol, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2010

荣誉和领导力

  • Recipient, Daily Business Review, “On the Rise,” 2019
  • Shortlisted, Chambers and Partners Diversity and Inclusion Award, “Future Leader Award (Minority Lawyers Category),” 2019
  • Recipient, Legacy Magazine, “40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow,” 2018
  • Winner, Daily Business Review, “Top Dealmakers of the Year – Public Finance,” 2015
  • Recipient, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, “40 Under 40” Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida, 2015
  • President, Caribbean Bar Association, 2017-2018
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2016

资历

教育
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2012
    • Member, University of Miami Business Law Review
    • Student Attorney, Immigration Clinic
    • Dean’s Honor Scholar
    • Outstanding Public Interest Scholar
    • Member, Honor Council
  • M.S., International Affairs, Florida State University, 2006
  • B.A., Florida State University, 2005
获准执业地区
  • Florida
语言
  • Spanish, 流利