Julie Arvo MacKenzie has more than 35 years of business transactions experience.
Julie provides counsel to corporate management and boards of directors on legal matters and business issues involving project financing for health facilities, charter schools, universities, governmental entities, senior living and multifamily housing. She also advises on a variety of complex business transactions, such as tax-exempt bond issuance, bank loans, lease-purchase structures, debt refinancing and bond defaults. Her clients range in size and scope from large national healthcare systems and leading higher education institutions to local health and social service providers and cultural organizations.
A respected advisor and counsel to nonprofit organizations and political subdivisions, Julie skillfully assists clients in navigating the often-perplexing steps involved in bond transactions. She understands her clients have a business to run and that debt financing is only one of the challenges they face. She has extensive knowledge of all aspects of tax-exempt bond issuance, including disclosure, compliance, corporate governance, equipment leasing, governmental authority and debt restructuring. During her career, Julie has represented virtually every type of financing participant (borrowers, issuers, lenders, developers, underwriters and trustees).
Before rejoining us, Julie worked at a large regional law firm and a Phoenix law practice. She also served as in-house counsel for a healthcare conduit bond issuing authority, where she focused on her passion for providing client-friendly service.