New York – January 25, 2021 – Jonathan Ballan, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Public & Project Finance Practice, has been named among City & State New York’s 2021 “New York 50 Over Fifty” honorees. The list identifies those who break barriers, set the stage, and are some of the most distinguished public servants in New York.
Ballan has broad experience developing innovative legal structures for numerous state and local bond issuers and investment bankers. He has served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, developer’s counsel, and trustee counsel for tax-exempt and taxable transactions in various areas, including economic development, housing, transportation, education, sports facilities, nonprofit, pilot bond, loan securitization, solid waste, water, and wastewater.
Ballan was named a Law360 MVP of the Year for Project Finance in 2016. He has also been named one of New York’s leading lawyers in Bonds/Government Finance by New York Super Lawyers for each of the past seven years. He has served in numerous high-level governmental capacities in New York state and New York City, including as chair of two state entities and over five years as a board member for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. City & State is a media organization dedicated to covering New York’s local and state politics and policy. Their in-depth, non-partisan coverage serves New York’s leaders every day as a trusted guide to the issues impacting New York.
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