Dorit Kressel is a member in the Public Finance Group. With over 15 years of experience in public finance, she has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in numerous transactions at the state and local level.
Dorit focuses her practice on complex financings for the State of New Jersey and its agencies and authorities, including the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority, the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority, the South Jersey Transportation Authority, the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority and others. Her extensive experience includes advising on transactional and tax aspects of matters involving general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, private activity bonds, complex refunding structures, forward delivery structures, interest rate hedging transactions and guaranteed investment contracts.
Dorit served as a judicial law clerk to Associate Justice Gary S. Stein of the New Jersey Supreme Court. She has also taught law courses to graduate and undergraduate business students at William Paterson University of New Jersey.
Dorit is a member of the Order of the Coif. She graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Fordham Law Review.
In 2002, she co-authored the highly praised book, “Stack and Sway: The New Science of Jury Consulting” (Westview Press), an examination of the jury consulting industry and its impact on the American judicial system. The book was featured in popular and legal publications, includingThe Economist, Washington Monthly, Judicature, New Jersey Lawyer, Law and Social Inquiry, Law and Politics Book Review and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The Final Municipal Advisor Rule: What Public Issuers Need to Know (March 2014)
CSG Tops H1 2018 Bond Counsel Rankings in New Jersey (August 16, 2018)
CSG Tops NJ Bond Counsel Rankings (August 16, 2017)
CSG Ranked in Top 15 Bond Counsel Nationwide in 2015 (January 28, 2016)