Bonita Black is a Partner at Lucosky Brookman LLP, who leads the Firm’s Public Finance practice area.
Bonita K Black focuses her practice in the areas of general corporate law, including but not limited to corporate, structured, and public finance law, mergers and acquisitions and divestitures, and corporate and non-profit governance law. She has experience in the formation and corporate governance and compliance issues, municipal securities law, taxable and tax-exempt financings, securitization transactions, debt and equity offerings, cross border transactions, governmental bonds, telecommunications regulatory issues and real estate finance. Ms. Black has extensive experience assisting local and regional non-profit organizations with their legal issues, including formation, and board training and governance counseling, policy and procedure development, creative financing, and tax issues.
Ms. Black leads the Public Finance Practice Group for the Firm and concentrates her practice in the Public Finance law, and has experience including but not limited to higher education, affordable housing (mufti-family and single -family transactions), utility bonds, electric and gas utilities, medical care facilities, water and sewer utilities, energy authorities, housing equity fund transactions and grants, HUD programs, 501( c )(3 )s, churches, conduit issuers, and financial advisors in public finance transactions. She serves as bond, issuer, underwriters’, disclosure, special HUD, Special, Company, Trustee, Agent, and lender’s counsel to parties to public financings.
Ms. Black began her career on in New York City at Dewey and practiced in NYC for 13 years before moving home to Kentucky. She practiced at the largest Firm in Louisville for 13 years before she was asked to open an office for a regional firm in Louisville, Kentucky where she served as its inaugural Managing Partner for four years. Ms. Black is on the board of Transit Authority River City and is Governance Chair for that organization. She comes to the Firm from K&L Gates’s Charlotte office.
Harvard Law School-Cambridge, MA – Juris Doctorate
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY-Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Major, Economics and Philosophy Minors; Summa Cum Laude