Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
Board Member, Union Baptist Harvey Johnson Head Start, 2011-present
Board Member, Alumni Board, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2010-2013
Cori counsels borrowers, issuers, lenders and underwriters in a variety of tax-exempt and taxable bond financings in Maryland and elsewhere, with a particular emphasis in nonprofit and governmental bond issues. She has worked on numerous transactions involving tax increment financing, including financings for large mixed-use developments. Cori also devotes a significant portion of her practice to counseling financial institutions in connection with direct purchases, letters of credit and real estate-backed commercial loans for non-profit organizations, public universities and hospitals.
In July 2012, Cori received the firm’s Excellence Award for client service. While earning her law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey Law School, Cori received the William T. Cunningham Award and the Honorable William H. and Madeline W. Murphy Scholarship. As an undergraduate at UCLA, she was awarded a University of California Regents Scholarship.
Representation of a statewide bond issuer in Virginia as bond counsel in multiple pooled financings, including a $344,210,000 financing for the benefit of 14 local governments.
Representation of underwriters in a $290,315,000 taxable and tax-exempt bond financing for the benefit of a public university in the District of Columbia.
Representation of underwriters in a $242,385,000 fixed rate financing for the benefit of a medical system in Maryland.