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Paige Abernathy focuses her practice on public finance and public law matters, in which she serves as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, and disclosure counsel to cities, counties, school districts, nonprofit organizations and colleges.  She also represents investment banking firms and commercial banks as underwriter’s counsel.

Before joining Bracewell, Paige served as judicial intern to Judge Lynn Hughes of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Houston Methodist — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $530 million Houston Methodist Taxable Revenue Bonds, Series 2020A and $370 million Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Tax-Exempt Revenue Bonds (Houston Methodist), Series 2020B to finance and refinance improvements to hospitals and other health care facilities

Mission Economic Development Corporation — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $60 million of Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds (Republic Services, Inc. Project), Series 2020A

Mission Economic Development Corporation — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $50.400 million of Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds (Waste Management, Inc. Project), Series 2020A and $52 million of Solid Waste Disposal Refunding Revenue Bonds (Waste Management, Inc. Project), Series 2020B

Houston Endowment — bond counsel to the Houston Endowment in connection with $25 million tax-exempt loan to build a new headquarters building, designed by the winner of an international design competition, that will provide more space to work collaboratively with community partners and more accessibility to the people they serve

Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $52.39 million Revenue Refunding Bonds (Texas Medical Center) Series 2019A and $39.11 million Taxable Revenue Refunding Bonds (Texas Medical Center) Series 2019B

CHRISTUS Health — bond counsel to CHRISTUS Health in connection with $110.455 million Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Revenue Refunding Bonds (CHRISTUS Health) Series 2018A; $333.180 million Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Revenue Bonds (CHRISTUS Health) Series 2018B; and $339.536 million CHRISTUS Health Taxable Revenue & Refunding Bonds Series 2018C

Mission Economic Development Corporation — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $336.430 million Senior Lien Revenue Bonds (Natgasoline Project) Series 2018; $50 million Mission Economic Development Corporation Senior Lien Revenue Bonds (Natgasoline Project), Series 2016A; and $202.885 million Mission Economic Development Corporation Senior Lien Revenue Bonds (Natgasoline Project), Series 2016B

East Texas Medical Center Healthcare System — sale of substantially all assets to Ardent Health Services, including a network of 9 hospitals, 39 clinics, 2 inpatient facilities, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, physician clinics, 2 emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, and an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and 4 helicopters. In connection with the acquisition, Ardent and The UT Health Science Center formed a partnership and will invest more than $125 million in the new UT Health East Texas health system to support operations and fund improvements.

Credentials

Education

University of Virginia School of Law,
J.D.
2017
The University of Oklahoma,
B.A.
2014
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas

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University of Virginia School of Law
Virginia Tax Review
Editor-in-Chief
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Judicial Intern
Phi Beta Kappa