Kristina C. Ng

Associate

ngkc@ballardspahr.com
Tel 646.346.8003
Fax 212.223.1942
New York

Kristina is an associate in the firm's Finance Department with a focus on P3/infrastructure matters, as well as energy, project finance and real estate finance matters. She represents issuers, financial institutions and investors on tax-exempt and taxable financings for public projects, including transportation and multi-family housing. Kristina is experienced in navigating both federal and state regulatory requirements and managing transaction closings. She has drafted, negotiated, and reviewed an array of legal documentation, including indentures, loan documents, offering documents, and escrow agreements.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, Kristina was a public finance associate at another New York law firm and a legislative correspondent for a Senator in Washington D.C.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel to the Georgia Department of Transportation for the I-285/I-20 East Interchange design-build-finance project.
  • Served as bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $129,405,000 of tax-exempt bonds including $90,000,000 of green bonds to refinance Energy-from-Waste facilities which safely convert approximately 21 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle 500,000 tons of metal annually.
  • Served as purchasers’ counsel to investors in connection with the offering of $239,500,000 of tax-exempt bonds and $10,000,000 of taxable bonds to construct a solid waste disposal facility, including a feedstock evaluation unit that converts waste polypropylene to ultra-pure recycled polypropylene.
  • Served as underwriters’ counsel to a leading investment bank in connection with the issuance of $86,000,000 of tax-exempt bonds to finance three major water collection, treatment and transmission facilities in California, Illinois and Kentucky.
  • Served as underwriters’ counsel to leading investment banks in connection with the issuance of $20,000,000 of tax-exempt green bonds to finance a biorefinery for converting prepared municipal solid waste feedstock (“MSW”) into renewable transportation fuel products and a facility used for sorting and processing of MSW into a prepared MSW feedstock.
  • Served as underwriters’ counsel to a large financial institution in connection with the issuance of $121,020,000 of tax-exempt bonds and $4,085,000 of taxable bonds used to finance the acquisition of a new charter school and refinance the acquisition of two existing charter schools in New York.
  • Represented the Fresno Housing Authority in an affordable multifamily housing transaction involving a variety of funding sources, including Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, various public housing funds, and conventional financing.

Pro Bono Experience

For many years, Kristina provided pro bono legal service to clients referred by the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund.

Judicial Internship

Hon. Ronald L. Ellis, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2012-2013

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Northeast Women in Public Finance

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association, Business Law Committee

New York City Bar Association

Education

Northeastern University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2014)
Senior Staff Member, Northeastern University Law Journal

Bowdoin College (B.A., 2009)
Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar

University College London (Spring 2008)

Beijing Institute of Education (Summer 2007)

Languages

Fluent in Cantonese

Intermediate proficiency in Mandarin

New York