Patricia B. Giannone
Patricia B. Giannone is a partner in the Firm. Ms. Giannone received her Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Long Beach State University and her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law.
Ms. Giannone serves as general and special counsel to school districts, and water, sewer and other local agencies, as well as bond counsel for municipal finance transactions. Her general practice covers business and facilities contracts, environmental regulations and compliance, public works construction, real property and right-of-way acquisition, eminent domain, and fees and charges, as well as open meeting, public records and conflict of interest requirements. Ms. Giannone’s public financing experience includes infrastructure facility financing using the Mello-Roos Community Facilities District Act, Marks-Roos Local Bond Pooling Act, certificates of participation and lease revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, and federal and State loan and grant programs, as well as energy and equipment leases. Her practice involves extensive participation in the formation and representation of joint powers agencies organized for the construction, financing, operation, and maintenance of public facilities.
Ms. Giannone is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Attorneys Committee of the California Association of Sanitation Agencies and the Association of California Water Agencies.