Eileen Heitzler

Eileen Heitzler

A partner in the Public Finance Department, Eileen Heitzler focuses her practice on municipal finance matters, serving as bond counsel, underwriters counsel, issuer’s counsel and bank counsel in a broad variety of financings. Her experience includes general obligation notes and bonds, revenue obligations, variable rate multimodal debt, derivative products, single- and multi-family housing bonds, and financings for colleges, universities, cultural institutions, hospitals, and other nonprofit entities.Ms. Heitzler has been involved as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel or institution's counsel with respect to bonds issued to benefit such cultural institutions as The Museum of Modern Art, the American Museum of Natural History and Carnegie Hall; such educational institutions as Cornell University, New York University, Rockefeller University, Catholic University and University of Vermont; such health care organizations as Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, North Shore University Hospital, and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Inc. and such other not-for-profit organizations as United Jewish Appeal - Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc. and The Nature Conservancy. She has also participated in financings for projects providing hundreds of units of affordable housing. Ms. Heitzler regularly serves as bond counsel or underwriters’ counsel for a variety of issuers in New York State, including the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, the New York State Housing Finance Agency, the New York City Housing Development Corporation and the Trust for Cultural Resources of the City of New York.Before joining Orrick, Ms. Heitzler was a partner at Webster & Sheffield in New York.