New york, March 11, 2014 – Patton Boggs LLP has enhanced its public finance and tax capabilities with the addition of Linda D’Onofrio as a partner in the firm’s New York office. Ms. D’Onofrio brings to Patton Boggs more than 30 years of experience in tax law relating to public and project finance and taxable and tax-exempt financial instruments. She is the latest in a string of recent hires made by Patton Boggs to strengthen and expand in key business, litigation and policy practice areas, including public finance, infrastructure, and private investment funds.
Ms. D’Onofrio brings a strong background in the tax analysis and structuring of the full scope of municipal bond transactions, mortgage and asset-backed securities transactions, bank conversions, public-private partnerships, mergers and acquisitions involving municipal securities, and other financial instruments. Her clients include scores of issuers, investment banks, and other participants of financial transactions.
We are thrilled to have an attorney of Linda’s caliber and experience join the firm. Her ability to help clients navigate the tax laws surrounding complex financial instruments and structured finance transactions is a specialized skill that perfectly complements our growing team. Linda will provide our clients with immediate value, said John Nonna, managing partner of the New York office of Patton Boggs.
Ms. D’Onofrio will work closely with the group of highly-experienced public finance and infrastructure attorneys who joined Patton Boggs last fall, including partners Al Tindall, Jr. and Alethia N. Nancoo, and of counsel Sani Williams and Deborah Hartmann Henry. She will also collaborate with Patton Boggs attorneys in Washington, DC and other markets on tax planning and structuring matters.