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Victoria N. Ozimek

Ozimek, Victoria N.

Partner

P +1.512.542.2103
F +1.800.404.3970
victoria.ozimek@bgllp.com

Assistant

Patsy Niles
+1.512.542.2111

Victoria Ozimek's practice focuses on advising clients regarding the tax aspects of the issuance of tax-exempt and tax credit obligations. Victoria serves as tax counsel on governmental and conduit financings, where she works with issuers and borrowers to review and structure proposed new money and refunding obligations. She also assists issuers with post-issuance compliance matters. 

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Representative Matters

Received a favorable private letter ruling regarding "taxable mortgage pools" from the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of a state agency.

Represented cities and counties in the issuance of tax-exempt bonds and taxable "build America bonds."

Represented school districts, universities, community colleges, and charter schools in the issuance of tax-exempt obligations and taxable "build America bonds" and qualified school construction bonds.

Represented multiple housing issuers in financings for both single family mortgage revenue bonds and bonds for multifamily developments, as well as in connection with such issuer’s mortgage credit certificate programs.

Represented toll road authorities in the issuance of tax-exempt bonds, taxable "build America bonds" and a state infrastructure bank loan.

Represented a port authority in connection with an issuance of exempt facility bonds.

Represented a state agency in a pooled financing for infrastructure bonds.

Represented a state agency in the issuance of unemployment compensation bonds.

Publications and Speeches

2014 Editorial Committee, Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds

Panelist, National Association of Bond Lawyers Bond Attorney Workshop, October 2011-2013

"Tax Exempt Bonds: Federal Securities Law Enforcement and Tax Law Update," Government Treasurer's Organization Winter Seminar, December 2013

Panelist, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Tax & Securities Law Institute, 2012

"Public Use Requirements and Private Activity Tests," Spotlight on Public Finance Seminar, Bracewell & Giuliani, October 2012; Government Treasurers' Organization Winter Seminar, December 2012

"If the IRS Knocks, Will Your House Be In Order?: A Practical Guide to Successful Post-Issuance Federal Tax Compliance," Government Treasurer's Organization of Texas Winter Seminar, December 2011; Texas Bond Review Board Brown Bag Lunch Series, March 2012; and the Texas School District Accounting and Auditing Conference, June 2012

"Tax-exempt Financing Opportunities for Public-Private Infrastructure Projects in the US," Investing in Infrastructure (PEI Media), 2009 (co-authored with W. Glenn Opel)

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School, 2002
B.A., summa cum laude, Tulane University, 1999

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop Steering Committee (2012-2013)
State Bar of Texas, Tax Section, Tax-Exempt Finance Committee, Chair (2010-2011) and Vice-Chair (2009)
Austin Bar Association, Tax Section
Texas Association of Local Housing Agencies