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Alexis B. Batten

Overview

Alexis Batten concentrates her practice in the area of public finance, with a focus on municipalities, school districts, economic development and redevelopment. She serves as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel for the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable municipal debt, in order to facilitate a wide variety of public projects and programs for local, state and bi-state issuers, including cities, boroughs, townships, counties, school districts, public authorities and bi-state agencies.

Alexis is a frequent lecturer on municipal finance matters, and has recently presented to the Monmouth County Treasurer’s and Tax Collectors Association, the Burlington County Treasurer’s and Tax Collectors Association, the Municipal Clerk Association of New Jersey, the Cape May County Bar Association and at the Annual Conference of the Tax Collectors and Treasurer's Association of New Jersey.

Alexis is a Cape May County native and former college varsity basketball player. 

Professional Activities

  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Cape May County Bar Association (Vice President)
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Community Activities

  • Chairman of the South Jersey Chapter of the Middlebury College Alumni Association Admissions Program, assigning and providing regional admissions interviews for undergraduate applicants.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • Bond Counsel to the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District in connection with the issuance of $20,530,000 aggregate principal amount of School Refunding Bonds.
  • Bond Counsel to Gloucester County in connection with the issuance of: (i) $12,896,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Bonds; and (ii) $7,551,000 aggregate principal amount of County College Bonds.
  • Underwriter’s Counsel in connection with the issuance of $37,345,000 aggregate principal amount of Refunding Certificates of Participation issued by the County of Middlesex.
  • Bond Counsel to the Township of Harrison in connection with the issuance of $25,125,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Bonds, consisting of: (i) $6,450,000 General Improvement Bonds; (ii) $5,014,000 Sewer Utility Bonds; and (iii) $13,661 Open Space Bonds.
  • Bond Counsel to the City of Hoboken in connection with the issuance by the Hudson County Improvement Authority of its $94,434,000 County Guaranteed Pooled Notes.
  • Bond Counsel to the Lawrence Township Board of Education in connection with the issuance of $18,450,000 aggregate principal amount of School Refunding Bonds.
  • Bond Counsel to the Borough of Paulsboro in connection with the issuance of $3,575,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Tax Refunding Bonds.
  • Underwriter’s Counsel in connection with the issuance of $25,870,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Refunding Bond issued by the County of Middlesex.
  • Bond Counsel to the Township of Gloucester in connection with the issuance of $10,000,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Bonds.
  • Bond Counsel to the City of Camden in connection with the issuance of $8,000,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Bonds.

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Practice Areas

Clerkships

  • Served as law clerk for the Honorable John A. Sweeney, A.J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, Civil Division

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • Middlebury College (B.A., Political Science, 2004)

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
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