Build America Mutual

Build America Mutual is a bond insurer serving issuers of U.S. municipal bonds who provide essential public services. Our members are cities, states, counties, school districts, utilities, and other municipal agencies who issue bonds with BAM’s guaranty to lower their cost of borrowing. BAM is rated AA/Stable by S&P Global Ratings and is sponsored by the National League of Cities. 

BAM has insured more than $90 billion of municipal bonds for more than 4,000 communities nationwide.

Build America Mutual New York, NY, USA
Apr 08, 2021
Full time
Build America Mutual (BAM) is seeking an associate counsel to join its in-house team of public finance attorneys, which provides legal support to BAM’s new-issue underwriting process, surveillance and remediation of credits in the insured portfolio, and quality execution in the documentation and closing of new business transactions to enhance BAM’s reputation in the market as best in class.   Manage new issue primary market transactions from underwriting through closing, including: reviewing transaction documents and disclosure materials to identify legal and credit risks during underwriting process; drafting and reviewing commitment letters, including all special conditions, for approved transactions; and reviewing and negotiating transaction documents prior to closing. Confer with bond counsel as necessary. Support activities of Public Finance Operations to ensure the efficient and timely closing of transactions, including review of BAM and issuer closing certificates,...