Jennifer Stern

Member

Reno, Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada

Phone: 775.784.0225

Fax: 775.323.2339

jstern@shermanhoward.com

Areas Of Emphasis

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1981
  • Master of Education, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 1975
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 1973
    • with Distinction

Jennifer Stern has been practicing law since 1981 and has been a member of Sherman & Howard's Public Finance Department for 25 years.

Jennifer works in the firm’s Reno office, representing a vast array of governmental entities in the State of Nevada, including counties, cities, school districts, convention and visitor authorities, general improvement districts, fire protection districts, water authorities and districts, flood authorities and districts, airport authorities and hospital districts. Jennifer focuses primarily on public finance transactions, such as general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, medium-term bonds, general obligations additionally secured by pledged revenues, and installment purchase and lease purchase financings.

Experience

  • Represents Nevada governmental entities in public finance transactions.
  • Represents the State of Nevada, counties, cities, school districts, convention and visitors authorities, general improvement districts, fire protection districts, water authorities and districts, flood authorities and districts, airport authorities, hospital districts, and other governmental entities in Nevada.
  • Financings include general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, medium-term bonds, general obligations additionally secured by pledged revenues, installment purchase and lease purchase financings.

Publications & Presentations

  • Graduate Course on Debt Management
    University of Nevada, Reno
  • Municipal Bonds 101
    Nevada Government Civil Attorneys Workshop
  • Municipal Obligations in Nevada
    Nevada Government Finance Officers Association

 

Professional Activities

  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Former Board Member, United Way of Northern Nevada

Highlights

  • Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, Reno (2009-2021)
  • VEGAS INC, “Top Lawyers” (2013)
  • Phi Kappa Phi