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Kathy Thomas Joins Ice Miller’s Illinois Municipal Finance Group Kathy Thomas Joins Ice Miller’s Illinois Municipal Finance Group

Kathy Thomas Joins Ice Miller’s Illinois Municipal Finance Group

Ice Miller is pleased to welcome Kathleen (Kathy) Thomas to the Firm.  She is a practice group specialist in Ice Miller’s Municipal Finance group. She works with the Illinois bond lawyers when they serve as underwriter’s or disclosure counsel on bond issues for cities, villages, parks, schools and counties on a variety of finance transactions. These include general obligation bonds, alternate revenue bonds, water and sewer revenue bonds, TIF bonds, special service area bonds and debt certificates.
“We are excited to have Kathy join our Illinois bond team. Her experiences with Illinois public finance transactions, knowledge of the bond market and strong relationships throughout Illinois will allow us to better serve our clients and help our Illinois bond practice continue to grow,” said Jim Snyder, Ice Miller partner and head of the Illinois Municipal Finance group. 
Prior to joining Ice Miller, Kathy regularly advised clients on their bond issues and other special projects, and served as a financial advisor and investment banker exclusively to local governments in Illinois and neighboring states. She has been in public finance since 1983 and has participated in more than $9.5 billion in debt issuances. She previously worked for several top 10 advisory and consulting firms as a financial advisor and business development professional, selling multiple services to clients, and had her own firm as well.  
Kathy has been active in numerous professional organizations, including the Illinois Municipal League, the Illinois Government Finance Officer’s Association, the Illinois City/County Managers Association, the Will County Governmental League, the Lake County Municipal League, and the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference.
Kathy will not be registered as a municipal advisor nor will she be providing municipal advisory services to Ice Miller clients. Kathy Thomas is not licensed to practice law in any state and does not provide legal services.
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