NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 12, 2018
Linda L. D’Onofrio, tax shareholder with global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, will moderate the panel discussion “What’s Next for the Municipal Market?” hosted by the Northeast Women in Public Finance. The event will be held May 14 at the offices of KPMG LLP in New York City.
The panelists will discuss changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act relevant to municipal bonds and how these changes have affected the municipal community in general. Speakers from the legal, issuer, banking, and purchaser realms will address how the municipal world has changed, and the need to develop and implement financing strategies for the future.
D’Onofrio, resident in the firm’s New York office, focuses her practice on the tax law relating to public and project finance, and taxable and tax-exempt financial instruments, including derivative products. She is experienced in the tax analysis and structuring of all types of municipal bond transactions, including all categories of private activity and governmental bonds, as well as current and advance refundings.
A Georgetown University Law Center J.D. cum laude graduate and a New York University School of Law L.L.M. recipient, D’Onofrio is consistently recognized for her legal accomplishments. She received the Freda Johnson Trailblazer Award from The Bond Buyer in 2017 and was the only attorney recognized. She has been listed in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, and has held leadership positions in various organizations, including Treasurer of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chair of the Tax-Exempt Bond Committees of the Tax Sections of both the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel, and former Trustee of the Citizens Budget Committee. She currently serves as Secretary of Northeast Women in Public Finance.
About Greenberg Traurig's Tax Practice
To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.
About Greenberg Traurig
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