Randal S. (Randy) Putnam has served in an of counsel capacity in the same firm as Messrs. Norris, George and Ostrow since February, 2005. Prior to that time, Mr. Putnam was associated for twelve years with Kutak Rock LLP in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was a partner for six years.
Mr. Putnam has served as underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt bonds financing multifamily housing with an emphasis on financings credit-enhanced by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and various bank issued letters of credit. The firm considers Mr. Putnam the firm’s leading expert and one of the country’s foremost attorneys serving as underwriter’s counsel in letter of credit backed tax-exempt and taxable bond financings. He also has substantial experience with bonds credit enhanced by FHA/GNMA.
Mr. Putnam graduated from Northwestern University, where he received a B.A. degree in Philosophy in 1989. He graduated from the New York University School of Law in 1992. He is a member of the New York Bar.