Underwood, Wendy R.
T: 248-433-7238
F: 844-670-6009

Education

University of Pennsylvania

B.S., 1987
  • Wharton School

Columbia University School of Law

J.D., 1993
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Bar Admission

Michigan

2008

New York

1994

Ohio

1997

Wendy R. Underwood

Member

Prominent Assignments

Bond counsel to Michigan county drain commissioners in connection with financing of storm water/drain systems.

Bond counsel to County of Kent in connection with airport revenue refunding bonds for Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Bond counsel to County of Kent in connection with refuse disposal system bonds.

Underwriter's counsel in connection with City of Detroit's issuance of fiscal stabilization bonds and tax anticipation notes.

Bond counsel to Michigan Finance Authority in connection with its State Aid Note program for public school academies.

Underwriter's counsel in connection with Michigan Finance Authority's State Aid Note program for public school academies.

Issuer's counsel for short and long-term debt issued by public school academies.

Representative Clients

  • Charter County of Wayne
  • County of Huron, Huron County Road Commission
  • County of Kent, Kent County Department of Aeronautics, Kent County Department of Public Works
  • Michigan Finance Authority
  • Fifth Third Securities, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member

Community Involvement

  • Troy Board of Education, Trustee (2005-present); President (July 2009- December 2010)
  • Troy Youth Assistance, Member, Board of Directors (2005-2010)
  • Troy Community Coalition, Member, Executive Board (2006- 2008)

Publications/Presentations

  • Contributor to Public Corporation Law Quarterly.