Ms. Oberdorf has been a practicing Public Finance attorney for more than twenty-three (23) years and has been involved in the financing and development of redevelopment projects for more than ten (10) years. As bond counsel, she has represented various public bodies at the county and municipal levels, including independent county and state authorities, as well as for profit and not for profit entities such as corporations, hospitals and universities. With extensive experience in Public Private Partnership ("PPP") transactions, representing issuers, owners and developer/borrowers, she has negotiated redeveloper agreements, master development agreements, Rev. Proc 97-13 compliant management contracts and operating agreements in sophisticated financings and has developed creative solutions to complex legal issues. She has also represented improvement authorities as bond counsel for more than sixteen (16) years.
Ms. Oberdorf has been a regular speaker at redevelopment and economic development seminars given by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education ("ICLE") and has trained and mentored associates and paralegals alike.
Ms. Oberdorf was recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in 2005 and 2008.
Ms. Oberdorf received her B.A. in Political Science, Cum Laude, from Montclair State College (now University) in 1973 and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1985. While at law school, she was member and associate editor of the Seton Hall Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. Ms. Oberdorf also has earned 19 credits toward a LL.M. degree in Health Law and Policy from Seton Hall University School of Law.
State of New Jersey, 1985
United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1985
Professional Memberships, Association and Activities:
State of New Jersey Bar Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Case note- "Survival of Libel Actions-There is Life After Death in New Jersey"- Canino v. New York News, Inc., Seton Hall Law Review, 1985.
Co-Author, "Moral Persuasion: The Administrator/Manager in New Jersey's Municipalities", New Jersey Municipalities, 1974.