American College of Bond Counsel

Directory of Fellows

Emily F. Magee

Foley & Lardner LLP

1 Independent Drive, Suite 1300

Jacksonville, FL 32202 Tel - (904) 359-8735

Professional Affiliates

  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Fellow, American College of Bond Counsel


  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2000)
    • Notes Editor, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
    • Member, Order of the Coif
  • Florida State University (B.S.)
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society


Emily F. Magee is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, and a member of the finance practice group. Emily focuses her practice on public finance, healthcare finance and structured lending matters. Emily’s experience in public and healthcare finance includes serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s or purchaser’s counsel, disclosure counsel and borrower’s counsel and trustee’s counsel. Emily often represents national and regional financial institutions and non-bank financial companies in a variety of transactions.

Emily has extensive experience with financings for governmental capital improvements and infrastructure, utilities, airports, seaports, as well as private and public hospitals and other health care facilities, multi-state health systems, housing, senior living facilities, higher education, charter schools and other educational facilities, 501(c)(3) organizations, industrial development, community development and redevelopment. Transaction types include public debt offerings, credit and liquidity facilities, master lease-purchase arrangements, pooled loan programs, commercial paper programs, energy lease financing for guaranteed energy savings contracts, and complex interest rate hedging transactions.

Emily serves as the Business Law Department office chair for the Jacksonville office, Women’s Network Coordinator for the Jacksonville office and a member of the firm’s national Pro Bono Committee. She is a member of the firm’s Finance & Financial Institutions, Public Finance, and Health Care Finance Practices, and the Health Care and Senior Living Industry Teams.

Representative Experience

Some representative transactions over the last few years include: