Barbara Beckman
Barbara Beckman

Barbara R. Beckman

Counsel

Beckman@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8410
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Barbara R. Beckman has acted as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, borrower's counsel, and counsel to banks providing credit enhancement in tax-exempt and taxable financings in over 20 states for colleges and universities, charter schools, retirement communities and other long-term health care facilities, industrial development projects, pollution control projects, and housing projects.

Ms. Beckman has experience with a wide range of financing structures, including traditional fixed-rate, variable-rate, and multimodal structures involving various forms of credit enhancement and liquidity support.

Pro Bono Experience

Ms. Beckman has represented dozens of abused and neglected children in Philadelphia over more than 15 years through the Support Center for Child Advocates.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. James R. Cavanaugh, Pennsylvania Superior Court, 1981-1983

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers
Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

Community Activities

Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) Commission on Women and Families, past member

Board Memberships

Support Center for Child Advocates

Philadelphia Protestant Home, current member and past Chair

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D. 1981, cum laude)
Member, University of Pittsburgh Law Review; Articles Editor, Journal of Law and Commerce; Member, Order of the Coif

Allegheny College (B.A. 1975, cum laude)

Pennsylvania