Kimberly Magrini

Kimberly D. Magrini

New York

Kimberly D. Magrini serves as counsel to investment banking firms and investors, municipalities, issuers, and trustees in all types of public finance and municipal securities transactions. Her experience also includes representing a variety of 501(c)(3) organizations, including hospitals and other health care organizations, colleges and universities, and museums. Kim co-leads the firm's Buyside Representations Team.

Kim focuses her practice on various municipal securities law issues, municipal finance and asset recovery, project finance (including bioenergy and recycling facilities and public-private partnerships), housing finance, including workforce housing, and disclosure issues. She has experience in a wide range of municipal financings, including distressed financings, high-yield offerings, bioenergy and recycling facilities, secondary market transactions, and municipal bankruptcies and workouts, and maintains a special focus on disclosure issues for distressed municipalities, including pension analyses and disclosure and securities regulatory enforcement. In addition, Kim has significant experience in environmental, social and governance (ESG) financing initiatives, including green infrastructure, green bonds and social bonds, and ESG designation and disclosure considerations.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Kim represented players on the Women's National Ice Hockey Team as they pursued gender equality with USA Hockey. She also serves as a child advocate through the Support Center for Child Advocates and has also represented clients through the Homeless Advocacy Project.

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

Ballard Spahr Pro Bono Committee

Delaware Valley Environmental Inn of Court, student member (2009-2010)

Kim represented the USA Women's rugby National Team as a player from 2006 to 2011, co-captaining the squad competing in the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2010. She served as an International Athlete representative to USA Rugby Congress and a member of the Athlete's Advisory Council to USA Rugby and the U.S. Olympic Committee for the sport of Rugby. Kim also served as Chairperson, and in other board capacities, for Keystone Griffins Rugby Club, a Philadelphia-area women's rugby club, from 2007 to 2014.

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Legal 500, Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy) - Municipal, 2021-2023

Named one of The Legal Intelligencer's 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track 

Member, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Pro Bono Roll of Honor 2012-2019

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA)," 2023 SEC Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference, May 10, 2023

Speaker, "Site Development 101 – How to Increase Inventory of Shovel and Market Ready Sites," New York State Economic Development Council Economic Development Conference, March 2, 2023

Panel Chair, "Hot Topics in Securities Law," National Association of Bond Lawyers – The Workshop, October 12-14, 2022



Drexel University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2010)

Drexel University (M.S.E.S. 2006)

Pennsylvania State University (Schreyer Honors College) (B.S. 2004)


New Jersey


New York

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey