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Ann D. Fillingham

Ann D. Fillingham

Member

Expertise

  • Business Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Commercial Lending
  • Education

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Dykema
Michigan, U.S.A.

Profile

Ann D. Fillingham serves as Dykema’s Director of Regulated Industries. Her principal areas of practice include public and structured finance, infrastructure finance, and transactional work for financial institutions. In the public finance arena, Ms. Fillingham has served as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel to numerous state and local issuers. She has built a reputation for innovative and creative lawyering, serving as an integral part of many of her client's most important financial restructurings. She has worked extensively with the State of Michigan and its various departments and authorities with respect to both taxable and tax-exempt issues. In addition, she has served as bond counsel or underwriter's counsel on many county, municipal, school and local authority bond issues and many conduit transactions for acute care and continuing care facilities, and economic development projects. Ms. Fillingham is the President-Elect of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL), regularly speaks at NABL conferences on matters related to public finance, is a past NABL Steering Committee member and is the past Chair of the NABL's Bond Attorneys' Workshop and its Municipal Law Committee.

In the corporate and finance arena, Ms. Fillingham also works extensively with financial institutions, structuring and documenting both taxable letter of credit enhanced debt offerings and commercial finance transactions. Her areas of practice include transactional negotiation and documentation, commercial lending and federal and state regulatory compliance work for lending institutions.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1989

Education

University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude Michigan State University, B.A.
  • with high honors
Areas of Practice

Business Services | Commercial Lending | Corporate Finance | Education | Gaming & Indian Law | Government Reorganization and Restructuring | Health Care | Long-Term & Post-Acute Care Providers | Public Finance

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Ms. Fillingham’s principal areas of practice include public and structured finance, and transactional work for corporations and financial institutions. In the public finance arena, Ms. Fillingham has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel to numerous state and local issuers. She has worked extensively with the State of Michigan and its various departments and authorities with respect to both taxable and tax-exempt issues. In addition, she has served as bond counsel or underwriter’s counsel on many county, municipal, school and local authority bond issues. Ms. Fillingham is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and regularly speaks at NABL conferences on matters related to public finance.

In the corporate and finance arena, Ms. Fillingham also works extensively with financial institutions, structuring and documenting both taxable letter of credit enhanced debt offering and documenting commercial finance transactions. Her expertise includes transactional negotiation and documentation, commercial lending and federal and state regulatory compliance work for lending institutions.



Professional Associations

  • The National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Ingham County Bar Association
Articles

Michigan’s New COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules: Enforcement of Regulatory Compliance May Increase – Is Your Business Compliant?
Dykema, May 2020

As more and more of Michigan’s economy is being reopened, Governor Whitmer set forth required workplace safeguards in a separate and standalone executive order. Executive Order No...

What Do Eased Restrictions of Michigan’s Reaffirmed Stay-At-Home Measures Mean for Your Business?
Dykema, April 2020

On April 24, 2020, Governor Whitmer reaffirmed the stay-at-home measures set forth in Executive Order 2020-42, amended the scope of that order, and extended the duration of such measures through May 15, 2020 (unless modified earlier). While many of the restrictions from her prior executive orders remain in place, Executive Order 2020-59 includes some easing of in-person operation restrictions as well as some corresponding requirements for those operations...

COVID-19 Quick Reference Guide – State By State Treatment of Business Essentiality
Dykema, March 2020

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is affecting companies across the nation and around the world in a variety of ways. Dykema is closely monitoring the legal ramifications of the crisis and evaluating the potential impact on businesses in a wide variety of industries...

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