Julie Partain focuses on public debt offerings and business transactions involving cities, counties, school districts, universities, economic development corporations and water districts. She serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and disclosure counsel in financing transactions for all types of public entities. Julie also works on financings and debt issuances for special districts, including special legislatively created districts. In addition, she advises clients on their economic development initiatives and incentives for public/private projects.

Julie has worked on and represented clients in expedited declaratory judgment actions in District court in response to legal challenges to clients’ proposed bond issuances or to validate new and innovative financing techniques. Her broad experience also includes master lease financings and general counsel for local government investment pools. Additionally, Julie has worked on various complex projects, including large venue projects for a major sports stadium, hotel and convention center financings, entertainment venue financing and development and the creation and financing of Public Improvement Districts, which includes refinancing and multi-phase assessment projects and financings.

Prior to entering private practice, Julie served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Nathan L. Hecht of the Texas Supreme Court.