Catherine Courtney Joins Briggs and Morgan

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June 28, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (June 2010) –  Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, welcomes attorney Catherine J. Courtney to the firm. Courtney is a member of Briggs’ Public Finance section. She practices principally in the areas of public finance, nonprofit and charitable organizations, employment and corporate law.

Courtney has extensive experience acting as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, 501(c)(3) counsel, trustee’s counsel, and credit enhancement provider’s counsel on bond transactions involving housing, charter schools, small issue manufacturing, 501(c)(3) organizations, broadband and tribal financing. She also works with 501(c)(3) organizations, representing nonprofit, 501(c)(3) borrowers in tax-exempt and conventional financings of multifamily housing, senior housing, skilled nursing facilities and various community facilities, as well as serving as their general counsel. Additionally, Courtney advises nonprofit organizations and small businesses on general corporate and governance matters.

Courtney received a B.A. from Northwestern University and her J.D. from the University of Michigan. She is admitted to practice in Minnesota state courts and U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota.

Courtney is a member of the Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American bar associations, as well as the National Association of Bond Lawyers, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, the Minnesota Institute of Public Finance and Women in Public Finance. She serves as Chair of the St. Louis Park Housing Authority, and also has served on the Board of Directors for the Calhoun-Isles Community Band, the Minnesota Literacy Council, Chamber Music Minnesota and the Hennepin County Bar Foundation.