Ice Miller Partner James M. Snyder Appointed to  2018 Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) S Ice Miller Partner James M. Snyder Appointed to  2018 Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) S

Ice Miller Partner James M. Snyder Appointed to 2018 Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) Service Associates’ Executive Committee

Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce James M. Snyder, partner and head of its Illinois Municipal Finance Group, has been appointed to the 2018 Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) Service Associates’ Executive Committee. 

Jim acts as bond counsel and disclosure counsel to hundreds of governmental entities throughout the state of Illinois, including school districts, cities, villages, counties, park districts and special districts and as underwriter’s counsel to dozens of municipal bond underwriters.
 
“Jim’s extensive municipal finance experience will make him to be a valuable contributor to the IASB,” said Chicago Managing Partner John Burke. “Jim has more than 25 years of experience in advising school districts regarding public finance issues, especially school capital improvements.”
 
Jim regularly serves clients on municipal finance transactions, including issuers of general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, special service area bonds, tax increment bond bonds, industrial development revenue bonds, multifamily housing bonds and Section 501(c)(3) revenue bonds. Jim is a frequent speaker on public finance issues. He is a board member and executive committee member of the Council of the Development Finance Authorities and has acted as a member of the Steering Committee for the National Association of Bond Lawyers Bond Attorney Workshop. Jim was also named The Best Lawyers® 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Public Finance Law.
 
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About IASBO
The Illinois Association of School Boards is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening public schools through local citizen control. Although not part of state government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the Illinois School Code.

The vision of the Illinois Association of School Boards is excellence in local school governance supporting quality public education. More information about IASB and its services is available on the IASB website.

About Ice Miller LLP
Ice Miller LLP is a full service law firm dedicated to helping our clients stay ahead of a changing world. With over 340 legal professionals in seven offices, we advise clients on all aspects of complex business issues across more than 20 practice areas. Our clients include emerging growth companies, FORTUNE 500 corporations, municipal entities and nonprofits. Learn more about Ice Miller and our client commitments.
 
This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.

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