Kutak Rock LLP public finance attorney John Petr took over as firm chair this month after Jay Selanders’ 5-yr term expired.
Petr, a lover who had been serving as vice chair, is primarily based in the Omaha headquarters where he’s a member of the public finance department. Petr joined Kutak Rock in 1987 and has held the vice chair put up because 2019.
Petr, who attained his legislation degree from the College of California at Berkeley College of Law, has represented issuers, credit enhancers, loan providers and underwriters in relationship with taxable and tax-exempt financings in the housing, army housing, larger education, electric electricity and task finance sectors.
“For the earlier 35 decades, I have been privileged to work along with my Kutak Rock colleagues in the shared spirit of our founders — Bob Kutak and Harold Rock,” Petr claimed in a assertion. “In my new part, I am dedicated to honoring these traditions, executing the firm’s strategic system and serving to our people today navigate a publish-pandemic economic and organization landscape with our clients’ greatest passions at the middle of our assistance mission.”
Hilary Jackler, a spouse in the company and federal government providers division and the current managing associate of the Washington, D.C., and Richmond workplaces, was named vice chair. Jackler is centered in D.C. where by her exercise focuses on symbolizing governmental entities in the implementation of general public-personal partnerships, developing actual estate, and developing applications and procedures.
Jackler joined the business in 2005 as a summer time affiliate/clerk and was shortly hired as an associate. She attained her regulation diploma from the College of Maryland Francis King Carey University of Legislation. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve our company in this new potential and glance ahead to collaborating with our customers to go on increasing strategically upon our latest accomplishment,” Jackler explained.
Kutak Rock operates 19 workplaces in 14 states and the District of Columbia with 550 attorneys throughout extra than 25 parts of concentration and dozens of discrete specialties. Kutak Rock rated 2nd very last yr amongst bond counsel nationally working on 525 specials valued at $25.4 billion and rated next for the to start with quarter of this 12 months, according to details from Refinitiv.