Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers elects Maher president
The Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers has elected Andrew Maher, senior counsel in Clark Hill’s Pittsburgh office in the public finance and banking and financial services practices, to be its president.
Maher was elected by a vote of the entire membership at the association’s annual meeting. His term began May 14 and will run for one year.
“I’m honored to be elected as President of the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers, and look forward to furthering the goals of the association and its members,” Maher said. “The association provides a great opportunity to get to know other members of the public finance bar across the Commonwealth, as well as offering a vigorous professional development program.”
Maher has been a member of the group since 2008 and is also a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.
At Clark Hill, he is bond counsel and special counsel for a wide variety of clients, including school districts, municipalities, universities, municipal authorities, state agencies, counties, healthcare systems and other governmental and 501(c)(3) entities.
Maher has overseen the structuring and closing of multiple series of taxable and tax-exempt municipal securities in both public and private offerings and has served as disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel for issuers and financial institutions issuing/underwriting the purchase and sale of municipal securities.
Clark Hill is one one of the largest firms in the United States with more than 650 attorneys and professionals in 25 offices, spanning the United States as well as Dublin and Mexico City.
The Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers’ mission is to “provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas in the field of public finance” and “provide opportunities for the education of its members, legislators, regulators and the judiciary regarding state and local government borrowings and other public finance matters."