Engelman Berger is pleased to announce that public finance attorney, Brigitte Finley Green, has joined the firm. Brigitte teams with Julie Arvo MacKenzie in building the firm’s public finance practice area and assisting clients in the business, nonprofit, governmental, banking, finance, healthcare, education, housing, economic development, and real estate sectors.
Brigitte brings more than 20 years of experience to the firm, having worked with clients as bond counsel, special tax counsel, underwriter’s counsel, trustee’s counsel, and disclosure counsel for state and local governments on a variety of tax-exempt and taxable municipal bond and lease-purchase transactions. Brigitte helps clients navigate the complexities of public finance to achieve their goals. She also serves as bond and disclosure counsel on tax-exempt conduit financings for nonprofit charter schools, and has participated in bond financing of multi-family housing facilities, single family mortgage loans, student loans, and facilities for 501(c)(3) organizations.
Prior to private practice, Brigitte spent two years as an attorney advisor with the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel in Washington D.C., where she practiced exclusively in the tax-exempt bond area. Brigitte has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America© in the category of Public Finance Law every year since 2009. She was also named “Phoenix Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America© in the category of Public Finance Law in 2015 and has been AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell Peer-Review Ratings.
Welcome, Brigitte! We are excited to have you as part of the EB team.