Jan Albanese Carpenter practices in the area of public finance and local government law. She works primarily in the areas of affordable housing and local government law and has been involved in the issuance of millions of dollars of bond transactions for local housing authorities, the statewide Florida Housing Finance Corporation and numerous Florida community development districts such as the Celebration and Reunion districts. Ms. Carpenter has served as general counsel to special districts housing finance authorities, health facilities authorities and industrial development authorities, at the local and state level, and has represented various community development districts and public entities. Ms. Carpenter also has experience in general business law and counsels clients in their commercial real estate transactions.
Ms. Carpenter is a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated AV® attorney. She graduated cum laude from Albany Law School in 1988. In 1981, she received a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction from Cornell University’s prestigious Cornell School of Hotel Administration. During law school, she worked as a law clerk with the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Ms. Carpenter was admitted to practice law in Florida in 1988, and in New York in 1991. Before attending law school, Ms. Carpenter was a financial analyst and controller in the hotel and restaurant industry.
PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIPS, ACTIVITIES, AND/OR HONORS:
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Florida Association of Local Housing Finance Authorities
Legal Aid Society, Guardian Ad Litem
Citrus Council of Girl Scouts, Former Board Member
AV Rated by Martindale – Hubbell Law Directory