Emilie R. Ninan is the Managing Partner of the firm's Wilmington office and the partner responsible for the public finance practice in Delaware.Ms. Ninan works with governmental, quasi-governmental, and private entities, including 501(c)(3) institutions, to obtain lower-cost capital financing through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds. She has served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, borrower's counsel, issuer's counsel, or trustee's counsel on a variety of municipal bond financings, including general obligation, revenue, conduit, utility system, health care, industrial development, single-family and multifamily housing, cultural institution, and educational facility bond transactions. In such capacity, Ms. Ninan has advised every major bond issuer (including all three counties), municipality, hospital, and higher educational facility in the State of Delaware.In addition to her public finance practice, Ms. Ninan advises on uniform commercial code matters and delivers formal legal opinions in connection with financing transactions. She also represents corporate, banking, and nonprofit clients in connection with loan documentation, contract negotiation, project finance, and other commercial transactions.In February 2013, Ms. Ninan was part of the delegation that traveled to India on a trade mission led by Delaware Governor Jack Markell. Ms. Ninan was profiled by Law360 in its February 12, 2014, edition, in an article titled "Female Powerbrokers Q&A: Ballard Spahr's Emilie Ninan."
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