Kendra S. Follett

Member

Reno, Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada

Phone: 775.784.0227

Fax: 775.323.2339

kfollett@shermanhoward.com

Areas Of Emphasis

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1986

Kendra advises a diverse clientele in all areas of public and project finance.

Regarded as a leader in the field, Kendra Follett is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Bond Counsel, which recognizes lawyers with established reputations among their peers for their skill, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of bond law.

Kendra’s clients include state and local governments, universities, transportation systems, multifamily and senior rental housing, energy conservation systems, water and wastewater treatment facilities, hospitals and healthcare systems, and convention centers, stadiums, and civic arenas. Kendra has acted as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and issuer’s counsel in tax-exempt and taxable financings throughout the State of Nevada.

She has represented clients in a wide variety of financing transactions. Her experience includes general obligation financings, lease-purchase financings, revenue-backed financings, assessment financings, lease revenue financings, sales tax revenue financings, tax increment financings, certificates of participation, bond anticipation notes, and commercial paper. She is experienced with a broad range of financing structures including traditional fixed rate, variable rate, and multimodal structures involving various forms of credit enhancement and liquidity support.

In addition, Kendra regularly advises issuers in connection with rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board regarding municipal securities regulation and enforcement, regulatory compliance, primary and secondary market disclosures, and enforcement actions.

Publications & Presentations

PRESENTATIONS

  • What Could Bring the SEC to your Door?
    Nevada Association of Counties | September 2013
  • MSRB Essentials – An overview for Bond Lawyers (moderator)
    National Association of Bond Lawyers Continuing Legal Education Teleconference | June 2012

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Municipal Obligations in Nevada
    Nevada Lawyer | June 2013

Professional Activities

  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Nevada Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
    • Glossary Committee

Highlights

  • Fellow, American College of Bond Counsel