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Education

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1980
  • J.D., Rutgers School of Law - Camden, with honors, 1978
  • B.A., Rutgers University, with honors, 1975, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Tax Section

American College of Bond Counsel

National Association of Bond Lawyers (former Director and Treasurer)

New Jersey State Bar Association

Jeannette M. Bond

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Special Counsel
  • T: 973.849.4284
    F: 973.297.3954
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Ms. Bond has practiced in the public finance area since 1979, concentrating on the federal tax aspects of tax-exempt bonds. In addition to assisting the bond lawyers of McCarter & English, LLP in their transactions, she has served as special tax counsel for bonds of state and local governments and authorities, including advance refunding issues of the State of New Jersey. She has provided advice in numerous IRS audits of bond transactions and has helped clients obtain private letter rulings from the IRS. She also assists issuers and conduit borrowers in developing and implementing post-issuance tax compliance procedures relating to their bond issues. Ms. Bond also provides tax services to regional bond counsel firms.

Ms. Bond has over 30 years experience in all aspects of a Section 103 tax practice, including complex advance refundings involving transferred proceeds, interest rate swaps, including termination of swaps, use of proceeds limits for tax-exempt and other tax-advantaged bonds, including credit bonds, and private activity limits.

Ms. Bond has been an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers since 1983 and has served as a member of its Board and as its Treasurer. She was a member of the initial editorial board responsible for developing NABL's multi-volume, loose leaf service, Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds. She is also a frequent speaker on the tax aspects of public finance issues before various industry and governmental groups.

Ms. Bond is listed in the 2007-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is published by Best Lawyers in partnership with US News and World Report. Click here for their methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Speaking

09/10/13
Post-Issuance Tax and Disclosure Compliance
New Jersey Hospital Association In-House Counsel Constituency Group
04/12/12
Tax-Exempt Financing – Limits on Private Procurement and Property Dispositions
Presentation to Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute
11/15/11
Financing and Technology Topics for the Business Officer, Post Issuance Compliance for Tax-Exempt Bonds
New Jersey EACUBO Sub-Region
05/03/11
Bond Compliance Issues
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools 2011 Spring Meeting