Kristin Burgess represents municipalities and other clients in public and private finance. She serves as Bond Counsel, Disclosure Counsel, Underwriter’s Counsel, Borrower’s Counsel and Trustee’s Counsel on general obligation and conduit financings throughout the region. She has assisted in the handling of financings by the State of Connecticut, numerous towns, cities and special-purpose authorities and entities.
Kristin has also provided counsel to various Connecticut municipalities on non-financing matters, including election law and Freedom of Information Act compliance. She has been involved in drafting amendments to legislation to meet the needs of Connecticut municipalities in cooperation with the State Elections Enforcement Commission. She has authored articles on public finance that have been published by the Connecticut Law Tribune and the Fairfield County Business Journal.
Kristin is very involved in the Greater Hartford community and pro bono work. In conjunction with Journey Home – an agency committed to ending chronic homelessness in Greater Hartford, she has helped spearhead a hybrid model for providing pro bono legal counsel to clients experiencing homelessness using resources provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In law school, she also served as a Student Director of the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic, representing non-profit organizations promoting economic opportunity and residential mobility among low and moderate-income people.
Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. Pro Bono Security Deposit Clinic
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford, Tutor
Yale Law School Association, Executive Committee