Senior Counsel Joins Ice Miller’s Chicago Office
Mark Huddle Joins Firm’s Municipal Finance Group
Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Huddle has joined the Firm as a Senior Counsel in the Municipal Finance Group. Mark’s practice focuses on acting as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and issuer’s counsel in public finance transactions for public and private issuers in Illinois, including school districts, municipalities, airport authorities and manufacturers.
“Mark has both depth and breadth in representing a diverse client base, having served clients ranging from school districts and municipalities to airport authorities and manufacturers,” said Steve Humke, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. “He is a natural fit for our Firm’s Municipal Finance Group.”
In addition to his public finance work, Mark counsels the Firm's public affairs clients on matters relating to local and state governments including: community relations, public affairs, legislative and administrative proceedings, and strategic public policy development. In addition, he counsels both public and private entities on municipal and state governmental matters, including economic development and tax incentive programs, tax increment financing, MBE / WBE certifications, contract procurement, purchase of municipally owned property, real estate tax abatements, zoning and land use, liquor and medical marijuana licensing, regulatory matters and litigation. Finally, he counsels privately held businesses and not for profit organizations regarding corporate and real estate development matters.
Previously, Mark was a staff assistant for environmental matters and for the “Build Illinois” public works program in the Office of Illinois Governor James R. Thompson. Mark graduated cum laude from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois in 1981 and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois in 1992. Outside the office, Mark is an accomplished painter with a Master’s degree in fine art, a stage actor and sings in a choir. He also has his black belt in karate.
“Our Firm is built on a strong foundation of bond financing,” said Jim Snyder, Partner at Ice Miller, and head of the Municipal Finance Group in Illinois. “Bringing Mark’s deep understanding of public and private issuers strengthens this long and proud tradition.”
About Ice Miller LLP
Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: corporate, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, environment, tax, trusts and estates, real estate, municipal finance and government law. With offices in Chicago; Cleveland; Columbus; DuPage County, Ill.; Indianapolis; New York; and Washington, D.C., the Firm has more than 300 lawyers and 40 paraprofessionals.
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