Lisa Brice

New York

Lisa Brice is an associate in the firm’s Finance Department, focusing her practice on public finance matters. She has represented issuers, conduit issuers, underwriters, and placement agents in tax-exempt and taxable municipal bond issuances, including ESG offerings, benefiting single-family housing, public housing, school districts, and nursing homes. She also has securitization experience and has represented various parties in connection with a range of structured finance transactions including RMBS, CMBS, CLOs, securitizations of unique assets classes, warehouse lending facilities, and repurchases.

Prior to Ballard Spahr, Lisa worked as a compliance officer managing cross-business compliance risk for U.S. bank holding companies and as such has a broad regulatory background.


Representative Matters

  • Acted as underwriter’s counsel in relation to the Illinois Housing Development Authority Revenue Bonds, Series 2021A Social Bonds issuance in the aggregate par amount of $95,000,000 with varying maturities through 2051.
  • Served as Placement Agent’s Counsel related to the issuance of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Capital Fund Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 in the aggregate par amount of $15,000,000 with varying maturities through 2040 which were issued under HUD’s Capital Fund Financing Program.
  • Acted as co-bond counsel in connection with the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York’s issuance of $483 million in tax-exempt and taxable revenue bonds under its School District Financing Program.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Northeast Women in Public Finance

Board Memberships & Community Service

A Better Chance, National Advisory Council Member



Fordham University, School of Law (LL.M., cum laude, 2012)

Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2003)
Beasley Scholar

Hunter College, City University of New York (B.A., cum laude, 2000)


New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York