Emily F. Magee is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, and a member of the finance practice group. Emily focuses her practice on public finance, healthcare finance and structured lending matters. Emily’s experience in public and healthcare finance includes serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s or purchaser’s counsel, disclosure counsel and borrower’s counsel and trustee’s counsel. Emily often represents national and regional financial institutions and non-bank financial companies in a variety of transactions.
Emily has extensive experience with financings for governmental capital improvements and infrastructure, utilities, airports, seaports, as well as private and public hospitals and other health care facilities, multi-state health systems, housing, senior living facilities, higher education, charter schools and other educational facilities, 501(c)(3) organizations, industrial development, community development and redevelopment. Transaction types include public debt offerings, credit and liquidity facilities, master lease-purchase arrangements, pooled loan programs, commercial paper programs, energy lease financing for guaranteed energy savings contracts, and complex interest rate hedging transactions.
Emily serves as the Business Law Department office chair for the Jacksonville office, Women’s Network Coordinator for the Jacksonville office and a member of the firm’s national Pro Bono Committee. She is a member of the firm’s Finance & Financial Institutions, Public Finance, and Health Care Finance Practices, and the Health Care and Senior Living Industry Teams.
Some representative transactions over the last few years include:
Emily has been recognized as a Regular Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel (2022). She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Public Finance Law (2023). She has also been recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers (2013 – 2022) and by Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite” (2017). Additionally, Emily has been named "40 Under 40" and a “Woman of Influence” by the Jacksonville Business Journal, and is a past recipient of the Lynford Lardner community service award.
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