Rachel A. Orr Joins Armstrong Teasdale’s Kansas City Office

September 7, 2017 Press Releases

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Financial and Real Estate Services associate Rachel A. Orr. She primarily focuses on the federal tax aspects of municipal finance transactions, including tax-exempt bond issuances.

Orr counsels municipalities and other organizations throughout the financing process and handles due diligence matters and IRS filings. She has experience with transactions involving development and financing incentives, redevelopment, tax credits, tax increment financing and special purpose districts. Orr assists clients in complying with post-issuance tax requirements, including those related to arbitrage rebate, use of bond proceeds and monitoring the use of bond-financed assets. She also has extensive experience with municipal debt transactions, including both single- and multi-family housing bonds, qualified tax credit bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, variable rate health care revenue bonds, leasing and direct lending transactions and small-issue manufacturing bonds.

In addition, Orr regularly represents clients before the IRS in audit examinations of tax-advantaged bond issues.

Before joining Armstrong Teasdale, Orr was in private practice at another area firm. Prior to earning her legal degree, she spent seven years as a financial adviser and trust/estate administrator.

She is a member of a number of professional and charitable organizations including The Missouri Bar, The Arkansas Bar, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Tax Club of Kansas City, Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance, and Women in Public Finance – Kansas and Missouri Chapter. She also serves as a volunteer for Jewish Vocational Services – Global Gardens.

Orr earned her LL.M. in taxation from New York University; and J.D., cum laude, and B.S. in business administration from the University of Arkansas. She is admitted to practice law in Missouri and Arkansas.

Orr is based in the firm’s Kansas City Office.

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