Press Releases Oct 30, 2017

Nora O’Brien Honored by Women in Public Finance

BB&K Attorney Receives Rising Star Award

For Immediate Release: Oct. 30, 2017
Media Contact: Denise Nix • (213) 787-2552 •

LOS ANGELES – Best Best & Krieger LLP congratulates Nora O’Brien for being the recipient of the 2017 Women in Public Finance Rising Star Award. Given to the woman involved in the public finance field for 10 years or less whose work demonstrates skill and intelligence for long-term impact in the field, the award was given to Nora during the WPF’s Annual Conference on Oct. 26.

Based in BB&K’s San Diego office, Nora serves as bond, special and disclosure counsel for a variety of public finance transactions. These include Mello-Roos community facilities district bonds, Marks-Roos joint financing authority bonds, property assessed clean energy — or PACE — bonds, assessment district bonds, certificates of participation, tax allocation bonds, revenue bonds and general obligation bonds. Nora was previously an associate general counsel at the Illinois Finance Authority, where she managed bond issues for more than 65 transactions in a par amount of more than $5 billion.


Best Best & Krieger LLP is a national law firm that focuses on environmental, business, education, municipal, employee benefits and telecommunications law for public agency and private clients. With more than 170 attorneys, the law firm has nine offices nationwide, including Riverside, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or follow @BestBestKrieger on Facebook and @BBKlaw on Twitter.

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