Alina is a member of the Firm's Public Finance Practice, where she focuses on public finance and government procurement matters.
She has served as bond, disclosure, underwriter’s, bank, and borrower’s counsel in general obligation and revenue transactions totaling more than $7.5 billion, including financing or refinancing the acquisition and construction of infrastructure, educational, utilities, and senior living facilities. Further, she has aided municipal bond clients in restructuring debt, entering into forbearance agreements, and defending receivership actions.
Alina also assists clients in structuring alternative procurements, including progressive design-build and public-private partnerships (P3s), and she has extensive experience in Alabama government procurement matters.
In addition to her work in the municipal bond space, Alina advises clients regarding various federal funding sources such as USDA loan programs, American Rescue Plan Act and CARES Act grants, and the RICE Capital Access Program.
Alina co-chairs the Firm's Women’s Forum, a component of the Women’s Initiative, and she is a founding director and the current Vice President of the Alabama Chapter of Women in Public Finance.