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Katie J. Dobson


Katie is a Shareholder at Jones Hall, and has been practicing finance law since 2008. Katie serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel in tax-exempt and taxable financings that include, among others:

  • General Obligation Bonds
  • Certificates of Participation
  • Mello-Roos Special Tax Bonds
  • Lease Revenue Bonds
  • Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes
  • Private Placements

Katie’s practice focuses on the representation of school districts and community college districts across California, as well as national and regional investment-banking firms.
Before joining Jones Hall, Katie represented issuers and underwriters in debt and equity financings at law firms in New York City and San Francisco.
Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time with her three children

Tel 415 391 5780 x 271

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Professional Associations:

National Association of Bond Lawyers
Women in Public Finance

Bar Admission:

State Bar of California, admitted in 2012
State Bar of New York, admitted in 2009


New York University School of Law, J.D., 2008
University of Arizona, B.A., summa cum laude, with honors, 2004