Michelle serves as bond counsel, trustee’s counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriters’ counsel. Michelle has been practicing for 20 years on a variety of financings for many types of state and local government issuers, predominantly in New Jersey.

Michelle joined the firm as an associate upon graduating law school and has practiced her entire career at the firm.

Michelle has extensive experience with short-term financings, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds for water, wastewater and transportation, redevelopment area bonds, assessment bonds, certificates of participation, not-for-profit financings and private activity bonds.

Michelle has served as bond counsel to dozens of public issuers in the State of New Jersey, including the State and many State-wide issuers, counties, municipalities, school districts, sewerage authorities, municipal and county utilities authorities, county improvement authorities, redevelopment agencies and other governmental entities.  She has also represented issuers in the states of New Hampshire and Virginia.

Michelle’s practice includes advising issuers and underwriters of the legal requirements relating to debt issuance and continuing compliance, including applicable state law, securities law and tax law. 

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Bar Association