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Nathan Canova


Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Nate represents clients across the country in a wide variety of public finance transactions, acting primarily as underwriter's counsel, bond counsel, disclosure counsel, borrower's counsel, lender’s counsel, special tax counsel and issuer's counsel. He has broad experience in conduit revenue bond financings for the benefit of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, and regularly advises his clients on matters of state law, federal securities and tax laws, real estate law and more in connection with public offerings, private placements and direct loan transactions. He is also nationally recognized for his experience in tax-exempt installment purchase, lease-purchase and other municipal lease financings for the acquisition, construction, equipping, and installation of a broad range of essential government buildings, facilities, equipment and other real and personal property. In addition to conduit and lease financings, Nate represents state and local government units in traditional revenue and general obligation bond financings. He also counsels with nonprofit organizations in board governance and other general business matters, and supports clients in connection with New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financings, public-private partnership financings (e.g., social impact bonds), bond default / workouts and real estate development projects that leverage public funding, such as professional sports stadiums and hotels and convention centers.