Nora O'Brien is a partner in Chapman's National Public Finance Department. Her practice focuses on serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and special counsel in a wide variety of public finance transactions. Her experience includes transactions involving Mello-Roos community facilities district bonds, Marks-Roos joint financing authority bonds, assessment district bonds, certificates of participation, tax allocation bonds, revenue bonds, and general obligation bonds.
Nora is an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and previously served as treasurer on the Board of Women in Public Finance.
Prior to joining Chapman, Nora practiced at Best Best & Krieger LLP and she previously served as associate general counsel at the Illinois Finance Authority.
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Women in Public Finance
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2008
University of Wisconsin—Madison, B.A., History and Political Science, 2003