Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
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Cecilia Dyba joined the Los Angeles office in 2008 as senior counsel. She works with the business group. She has more than two decades of experience acting as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel and disclosure counsel on a variety of municipal securities issues. Cecilia's practice emphasizes revenue-based electric, water and wastewater utility financings and disclosure matters. She has been involved in transaction structuring and negotiation and document preparation on financings for many of the public power issuers throughout the State of California, as well as numerous water and wastewater agencies, including joint powers agencies, special districts and city utilities. She has significant experience with the full range of financing instruments and derivative products, including commercial paper, variable rate debt, indexed floating rate notes and interest rate swaps. In December 2010, one of the renewable energy projects Cecilia and others worked on was selected as the "Deal of the Year" by The Bond Buyer.
JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 1988
MBA., University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, 1988
BS, Business Administration (Finance Concentration), University of the Pacific, 1985
Cecilia is admitted to practice law in California and before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.
- California State Bar
Ms. Dyba's representative transactions include:
- More than 20 years' experience serving as bond counsel to one of the largest water and wastewater utilities in the State of California with over $2 billion of debt outstanding.
- More than $1 billion of renewable energy project financings.
- Representation of underwriters on more than $2 billion of financings of numerous public power joint powers agencies in California.
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of California
- Women in Public Finance
- National Association of Bond Lawyers