March 10, 2020
Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce the partnership of public and municipal finance attorney M. Catherine Fanello. Prior to her partnership promotion, she served as an attorney with the firm beginning in 2013.
Fanello, also a Certified Public Accountant, is a member of the firm’s Public and Municipal Finance and Litigation Practice Groups. She has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and purchasers counsel on a variety of tax-exempt and taxable bond financings, including general obligation, revenue, tax increment, and special taxing districts. Catherine also provides counsel and representation on governmental law matters in the areas of contracts, leases, securities law and federal tax law compliance, utilities, and economic development.
Fanello is an active member of her professional community, currently serving on the Board of the Indiana Women in Public Finance and the St. Joseph County Election Board. Additionally, she holds membership in the National Association of Bond Lawyers, Executive Women in Finance; and the Indiana, Illinois, American, and St. Joseph County Bar Associations. Fanello has been recognized the last three years as a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers.
Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, Fanello’s professional experience included the private practice of law in which she served as second chair in municipal litigation matters concerning employment, civil rights, and tort claims. Her experience also includes over 12 years in public accounting and public finance. She previously served as a Finance Officer and Deputy Controller for the City of Evansville, as a Vanderburgh County Commissioner, and as City Controller for the City of South Bend.
About Krieg DeVault
Krieg DeVault LLP is a diversified law firm representing a wide variety of local, regional and national clients. It is a business-focused law firm with offices in Indiana, Illinois, Georgia and Florida. The firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.