|J.D., 1992, Wake Forest University School of Law|
|M.B.A., 1992, Wake Forest University, Babcock Graduate School of Management|
|B.B.A., 1986, cum laude, University of New Mexico|
Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2013
Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2011-2013
Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
American Bar Association, Sections of the State and Local Government and Business Law
Leadership Albuquerque Alumnae (Class of 2001)
National Association of Bond Lawyers
State Bar of New Mexico, Section of Public Law
Jill focuses on government finance law, the creation of special improvement and tax increment districts, economic development and state tax incentive law, government relations and securities law. She also represents issuers and underwriters in connection with the issuance of government securities.
Jill currently serves as lead bond counsel for the New Mexico Finance Authority, serves as disclosure counsel for the New Mexico State Board of Finance and is the attorney primarily responsible for tax increment and public improvement district transactions for the City of Albuquerque. Jill served as lead counsel to the University of New Mexico in connection with several of its bond and finance transactions. She previously served as general counsel to Eastern New Mexico University as well as Western New Mexico University.
Prior to joining the firm, Jill was a shareholder at Sutin, Thayer & Browne. Before entering private practice, Jill served as general counsel for the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration, where she practiced public finance, personnel, procurement, contract and state constitutional law. Jill also served as a legislative analyst for the Legislative Finance Committee.
A frequent presenter, Jill lectures on the creation of public improvement and tax increment for development districts, state procurement issues and Constitutional debt restrictions and the special fund doctrine.
|Represented the New Mexico Department of Transportation in connection with the issuance by the New Mexico Finance Authority of approximately $550 million in state transportation revenue and refunding revenue bonds, and associated letters of credit.|
|From 2004 to 2006 and starting again in July 2008, served as disclosure counsel to the New Mexico State Board of Finance in multiple bond issuances, including the issuance of general obligation bonds, severance tax bonds and supplemental severance tax bonds, representing more than $1.4 billion.|
|From July 2006 through June 2008, served as bond counsel to the New Mexico State Board of Finance in multiple bond issuances, including the issuance of general obligation bonds, severance tax bonds, supplemental severance tax bonds and severance tax notes representing more than $1.3 billion.|
|Represented the City of Albuquerque in the formation of the Mesa del Sol, Quorum at ABQ Uptown and Winrock Tax Increment Development Districts. Represented Sandia View LLC in the formation of the Village of Rio Rancho Tax Increment Development District. Represents Verde Realty in connection with district formation and other development on the border of the United States and Mexico.|
|Represented the City of Albuquerque in the formation of the Ventana West, Saltillo, Montecito, The Trails, Volterra and Mesa del Sol Public Improvement Districts. Represented the Districts in multiple bond issuances representing more than $25 million.|
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