Helen Pennock


New York

Helen partners with governmental issuers, non-profit organizations and banking institutions across a wide range of public finance sectors on financings that benefit communities across the State of New York and around the country.

Helen’s practice includes serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel or borrower’s counsel for financings on behalf of colleges and universities, cultural institutions and other not-for-profit corporations, water authorities and public power agencies, transportation authorities, and infrastructure and industrial development projects. Helen also focuses on securitizations of tobacco settlement revenues and other municipal receivables.

Prior to joining Orrick, Helen was an Assistant Counsel at New York State Homes & Community Renewal.
  • Helen’s representative engagements include:

    • Co-bond counsel to the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    • Bond and disclosure counsel to The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
    • Disclosure counsel to The City of New York for its general obligation bond program
    • Underwriter’s counsel for the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority
    • Underwriter’s counsel for the New York City Housing Development Corporation