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 private activity bond financings, including single family housing, multifamily housing and 501(c)(3) nonprofit transactions, 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 Women in Public Finance. She currently serves on the Board of the San Diego Chapter and previously served as treasurer on the National Board.
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