Elizabeth has served as Bond Counsel for various cities, counties and school districts throughout the State of Mississippi. Her practice is focused on public finance and government relations.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2003

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Government Finance, 2012-2018
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Government Relations Practice, 2016-2018

Education & Honors

  • University of Mississippi, J.D., 2003
    • Moot Court Board
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., English, 2000
  • Clerkship , ​Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: Office of Administrative Law Judges

Experience

  • Served as Bond Counsel for various cities, counties and school districts throughout the State of Mississippi.  Recent representative transactions include:
  • $24,085,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2009 (Forrest County, Mississippi General Obligation Public Improvement Bond Project).
  • $16,000,000 DeSoto County, MS General Obligation Bonds, Series 2009.
  • $10,000,000 City of Madison, MS General Obligation Bonds, Series 2009.
  • $10,000,000 City of Meridian, MS General Obligation Bonds, Series 2009.
  • $9,950,000 City of Hattiesburg, MS General Obligation Pool Loan Refunding Bonds, Series 2009.
  • $9,740,000 Gulfport School District General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2009.
  • $4,020,000 Gulfport School District General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2009.
  • $5,015,000 Oxford School District, Mississippi General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2009.
  • More...

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Speaker, Mississippi Association of School Board Officials, MASBO Academy, ABC's of School Financing Presentation.
  • Speaker, Mississippi ASsociation of School Board Officials, Shortfalls, RANS and Cash Management Presentation.
  • Frequent speaker to issuer and other groups on municipal securities law, disclosure and continuing disclosure topics.
  • Speaker, Legal Update Presentation, Mississippi Association of County Board Attorney CLE, June 2009.
  • Speaker, Legal Update Presentation, Mississippi Municipal League Board Attorney CLE, July, 2009.