Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Victoria Bowser has rejoined the firm as principal in the Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice, based in Cleveland. Ms. Bowser arrives from Ballard Spahr.
“Victoria is an outstanding healthcare finance lawyer with a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare industry. She has served as hospital, bond, disclosure and underwriter counsel on complex financing transactions for healthcare systems across the US, and is a great addition to our team,” said Mike Sharb, partner and leader of the Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice. “We are thrilled to welcome Victoria back home to Squire Patton Boggs.”
Ms. Bowser has more than a decade of experience counseling state and local government issuers, borrowers and underwriters of federally taxable and tax-exempt bonds. Her special focus on healthcare finance is complemented by extensive experience with financing transactions for the benefit of colleges, universities and other nonprofit organizations. She has advised clients on all aspects of bond financing, including federal tax and securities matters, issuance, post-issuance compliance, marketing and continuing disclosure.
“I am excited to rejoin my colleagues at Squire Patton Boggs and will hit the ground running. This is a great opportunity to further focus my practice and play a leadership role in the advancement of the firm’s national healthcare finance practice,” said Ms. Bowser. “I know first-hand the wealth of resources available across the firm’s global platform, including premier general healthcare and public policy practices. It is a perfect fit for me and the clients I will serve.”
Squire Patton Boggs has one of the largest, most diverse and highly regarded public finance practices in the US. It has been a nationally recognized bond counsel firm for more than 115 years and has been listed in The Bond Buyer’s Red Book since its inception in the 1940s. In 2018, the firm served as counsel on more than 450 transactions, totaling more than US$28 billion. In the last five years, the firm has served as counsel on nearly 3,500 transactions totaling almost US$200 billion. U.S. News & World Report awarded Squire Patton Boggs with the "Law Firm of the Year" award in Public Finance Law in its 2018 edition of “Best Law Firms in America” guide.