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.
Recent Notable Matters
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.