Rutgers University Law School, J.D.
Smith College, B.A.
State of New Jersey
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
United States Supreme Court
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Middlesex County Bar Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Articles & Presentations
Guest Lecturer for MBA Course on School Finance and Facilities Construction at Kean College, January 2019
Co-Moderator for Public Finance Committee of State Bar Association’s “Fireside Chat on New Jersey’s Public Finance Laws and Economic Development” featuring New Jersey State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio and her leadership team, September 2018/October 2018
Presentations on Proposed changes to School Finance Legislation for Ocean County ASBO and Somerset County ASBO respectively, June 7, 2018
Facilities Lease Purchase Financing Today Presentation at NJASBO Spring Conference
Dennis, Balodis, Ernie Turner and Andrea Kahn, April 2018 update on article first published 01.21.10
Developing, Financing and Implementing an Energy Savings Improvement Program
By Andrea L. Kahn, December 11, 2015
Redevelopment Issues that Concern School Districts by Andrea L. Kahn, March 13, 2015
District Responsibilities for Debt in a Changing Regulatory Environment presented at Somerset ASBO meeting, September 10, 2014 and other times
Co-President, League of Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area and past Director of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey
Advisory Board Member, Network for Responsible Public Policy
North Brunswick Township Open Space Committee, for many years until present
Past Board Member for many years for Spectrum for Living, a non profit organization providing services to the disabled
Chair, Legislative Task Force on Special Education - 1995
Past President of North Brunswick School District Special Education Parents group
Member and supporter of various other non profit organizations
Andrea L. Kahn concentrates her practice in the area of Public Finance Law, serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and counsel to various other parties of a public financing transaction.
She has represented the firm as bond counsel on issues of the State of New Jersey, the South Jersey Port Corporation, the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority, the Economic Development Authority and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, as well as numerous issues of counties, municipalities, school districts and local authorities, including county improvement authorities, parking authorities, utilities authorities and other subdivisions of local government.
She has played a key role in developing and utilizing numerous creative financing techniques with school lease purchase transactions, municipal and school cooperative projects, educational services commission and jointure commission financings, energy savings improvement programs, textbook lease purchase financings and others. Andrea also provides advice and assistance in connection with the implementation of public projects involving public bidding, contracting, land acquisition and sale, redevelopment and housing and general budget and finance issues.
Andrea is a past President of the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys. She is also a member and past chair of the Local Government Law Section and a member of the School Law Committee, the Renewable Energy, Clean Tech and Climate Change Committee and the Public Finance Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, a member of the Section on Urban, State and Local Government Law of the American Bar Association, a member of the New Jersey Institute of Municipal Attorneys and a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. Additionally, Andrea is an Associate Member of the New Jersey School Boards Association, the New Jersey Association of School Administrators and the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials.
Andrea served as a New Jersey State Deputy Attorney General from 1975 through 1977, representing the New Jersey Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, including the Division of Local Government Services, which is the government agency that oversees municipal finance in New Jersey. She received her B.A. degree at Smith College in 1972 and graduated Rutgers University Law School with honors in 1975. She served as an associate editor on the Rutgers Camden Law Journal.
Andrea has lectured extensively and has written numerous articles on the law of municipal finance. Also, she has assisted various groups in drafting and commenting on legislation and regulations impacting municipal finance. She represented the Garden State Coalition of Schools as amicus curiae in the litigation that challenged the constitutionality of portions of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Act before the New Jersey State Supreme Court.