Robert Owen Senzer

Of Counsel

Rob focuses his practice on public finance, project finance, and economic development. He has served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, developer's counsel, and trustee's counsel in tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions representing billions of dollars in par amount of bonds, including tax-backed issues involving PILOTs, personal income tax bonds, special purpose districts, tax increment financings, tax-exempt housing bonds, and infrastructure and transportation financings.

Rob has served as lead counsel on transactions for numerous state and local authorities, local development corporations, and other issuers involving water, wastewater and solid waste and resource recovery facilities, parking garages, stadium financings, and tobacco settlement securitizations. His experience also includes revenue bond financings for nonprofit institutions, including health care, higher education and cultural facilities, and corporate reorganization and out-of-court workouts. Rob is consistently nominated by New York Super Lawyers as a leading Bonds/Government Finance lawyer.

Rob earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and he earned his law degree from St. John’s University.



The Bond Buyer Selects Cozen O’Connor Transaction as P3 Deal of the Year

January 05, 2022

Cozen O’Connor is proud to have served as lead bond counsel in the recently announced Bond Buyer 2021 Public-Private Partnership (P3) Financing Deal of the Year.

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  • St. John's University, J.D., 1988
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1985
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York

American Bar Association, Member

Bar of the City of New York, Member

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member

New York State Bar Association, Member