Alison has been involved in financings for healthcare institutions, education institutions (including charter schools), cultural institutions and other nonprofit entities, municipalities and public power agencies. She regularly serves as bond counsel to the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York and The Trust for Cultural Resources of The City of New York.
Alison has extensive experience with variable rate debt, tax-exempt and taxable debt, letters of credit and liquidity supported bonds, conversions, restructurings, reofferings, setting up direct purchase programs for banks, as well as assisting in the creation of various interest rate products for her underwriting clients. Most recently, she has focused on post-issuance compliance matters, in particular assisting industry participants with the SEC’s Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative, as well as with their ongoing continuing disclosure compliance obligations.
Alison is involved in a number of financings related to the social impact bond sector. Most recently, she worked with Enterprise Community Partners on a social impact bond financing to combat homelessness in Ohio called “The Cuyahoga Partnering for Family Success Program.”
Alison is a Board Member of the Northeast Women in Public Finance.
Alison's representative transactions include: