Anastasia G. Khokhryakova

Partner

AK@ballardspahr.com
Tel 303.299.7310
Fax 303.296.3956
Denver

Anastasia G. Khokhryakova is an experienced public finance attorney with a practice focus on public and project finance, serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, or issuer's counsel to the State of Colorado, state authorities, higher education and health care institutions, counties and municipalities, special districts, and other governmental issuers.

Anastasia has represented a number of investment banking institutions nationally in their underwriting and advisory activities, as well as commercial banks in direct purchase transactions and credit enhancements. She also serves as general counsel to the Colorado Health Facilities Authority, advising it on financing transactions and federal and state law issues.

Anastasia handles a range of financing transactions, including general obligation bond financings, lease-purchase financings, and revenue-backed financings involving revenue obligations secured by property taxes, sales taxes, tax increments, public improvement fees, system revenues, and tolls. She has been engaged as bond counsel on numerous development and redevelopment projects throughout Colorado. She has also been involved in several project finance/P3 transactions, serving as bond counsel and as underwriter’s counsel.

Representative Matters

  • Co-led Ballard Spahr team as counsel to Goldman Sachs & Co. on the U.S. 36 and I-25 Managed Lanes Project
  • Served as lead financing counsel to Denver Union Station Project Authority on a multimodal transportation project financed with two federal loans payable from a variety of dedicated revenue sources
  • Serves as counsel to the Colorado Health Facilities Authority on all of its conduit financings and other activities
  • Served as disclosure counsel to the E-470 Public Highway Authority on its revenue bond program
  • Serves as bond counsel to numerous special metropolitan districts on their development and redevelopment projects throughout Colorado financed with revenue bonds backed by tax pledge, public improvement fee, and tax increment revenues
  • Serves as bond and disclosure counsel to the Eagle County Air Terminal Corporation on its financings of the passenger terminal and other projects at the Eagle County Airport
  • Represented the State of Colorado as bond and disclosure counsel on its tax and revenue anticipation notes issues
  • Represented an underwriters' group on the state's lease-purchase financing program for the benefit of public K-12 institutions
  • Served as bank counsel in direct purchase financings
  • Advised public and private universities and colleges on structured financings

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

National Association of Bond Lawyers

American Health Lawyers Association

University of Colorado Law School (J.D. 1998)
Associate Editor, Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy; Author, "Comment: Beanal v. Freeport-McMoran, Inc.: Liability of a Private Actor for an International Environmental Tort Under the Alien Tort Claims Act," Colo. J.lnt'l EnvtL L. & Policy, Vol. 9, No.2

Moscow State Law Academy (J.D. 1994, magna cum laude)

Languages

Fluent in Russian

Colorado

Russia