Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Cheryl has practiced in the areas of municipal finance, commercial real estate financing and employee benefits since 1985. She serves as counsel to governmental issuers, conduit borrowers, underwriters and banks in connection with all types of tax-exempt and taxable bond financings, including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds for governmentally owned facilities (such as solid waste disposal facilities, parking facilities and hotels and conference centers), refunding bonds, tax increment bonds, special taxing district bonds and equipment leases.
She also regularly represents trustees in public finance transactions, as well as in connection with bond defaults and workouts.
Cheryl also practices in the area of employee benefits, focusing exclusively on governmental pension plans and other employee benefits for governmental workers. She regularly advises clients regarding all aspects of administering pension plans, deferred compensation plans, cafeteria plans and OPEB trust funds, including investment of plan assets, qualified domestic relations orders, governmental pick-up plans and tax code compliance. She also has experience in the unique issues facing governmental plan sponsors, including fiduciary responsibilities of plan trustees, collective bargaining issues and constitutional limitations on decreases in benefits.
|Areas of Practice||1) Banking and Finance, 2) Public Finance, 3) Employee Benefits, 4) Qualified Retirement Plans, 5) Real Estate and Land Use, 6) Real Estate Finance and 7) Distressed Real Estate|
|Law School||University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.,1985|
|Education||Towson State University, B.A., 1982|
|Bar Member / Association||Maryland State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||McGuireWoods LLP|
Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.
Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.