Orrick's Amanda Stephens Named a Bond Buyer Rising Star


Congratulations to Orrick’s Amanda Stephens on being named to the Bond Buyer's 2020 Rising Stars list, which recognizes leading municipal finance professionals under the age of 40. She is the firm’s fifth consecutive lawyer to be named to the Bond Buyer’s Rising Stars series, which launched in 2016. 

Highly regarded by her peers, Orrick partner Hoang Vu, relayed to the Bond Buyer that, “Amanda is one of the hardest working and dedicated lawyers that I’ve ever worked with. If we have a major project or critical deadline, there’s no one I’d rather have on my side than Amanda.”

In its profile of Amanda, the Bond Buyer highlighted the great strides she has made in developing innovative charter school financing programs over the course of only six years working in the municipal finance sector.

Amanda explained to the Bond Buyer that her colleagues and firm have made the greatest impact on her practice. “Orrick provides me with so many opportunities to work on all types of complex municipal finance transactions. There is always someone in the Orrick Public Finance Group to help when you have a question or need to solve a new problem. Orrick truly encourages us to innovate and find solutions for our clients’ needs.”