Kristen M. Kirby

Associate

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Education
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, cum laude, Managing Editor, Intellectual Property Law Journal, 2009
  • Wake Forest University, MBA, with distinction, 2009
  • Duke University, BS, 2005
Admissions
  • North Carolina
Affiliations

Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

Division Director for Pro Bono & Service Division, North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2014-2016, Chair, Wills for Heroes Committee, 2012-2014

Vice-Chair of Events Team, Friends of WakeMed Foundation, 2016

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Kristen’s practice focuses on public finance transactions. She has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, bank counsel, and borrower’s counsel for a variety of tax-exempt transactions, including multifamily housing revenue bonds, 501(c)(3) bonds, private activity bonds, and industrial development bonds. She has also served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and disclosure counsel in connection with traditional governmental financings for cities and counties. Kristen has experience with tax credit bonds, including qualified school construction bonds and qualified energy conservation bonds.

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T: +1 919 755 6574F: +1 919 755 6676434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 2600
Raleigh, NC 27601

Bond counsel and underwriter's counsel in privately placed and publicly offered limited obligation, general obligation and revenue bond financings, qualified school construction bonds and qualified energy conservation bonds

Bond counsel to North Carolina local authorities in connection with multifamily housing revenue bonds (often combined with 4% tax credits) and industrial development bonds

Bond counsel and borrower’s counsel for numerous 501(c)(3) organizations, including schools, universities and hospitals in both private placement and public sale issues

Counsel to lenders and borrowers in connection with new markets tax credit transactions