Lauren M. Marcus is a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Tiber Hudson LLC, where her practice is focused on public finance for affordable housing transactions. She represents institutional lenders, bond underwriters, developers, and municipal issuers in a wide range of tax-exempt and taxable housing financings around the country, including public offerings of bonds credit-enhanced by FHA, USDA, Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Lauren advises her clients on the structuring and federal income tax aspects of tax-exempt debt transactions, regularly engages with national credit rating agencies, and prepares cashflow projections and a variety of calculations required under the tax-exempt bond rules. Lauren is frequently a featured speaker at industry conferences and roundtables including, NH&RA, the American Bar Association and the Eastern Lenders Association.
Prior to joining the firm, Lauren was a Legal Fellow and Attorney Advisor in the Office of the General Counsel at the District of Columbia Housing Authority. While at the Housing Authority, Lauren focused on policy and transactional matters, including the drafting and implementation of the Housing Authority’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program.
Lauren graduated from the University of Maryland in 2013, where she received a B.A. in Communications. She earned her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2016, where she was a student law clerk for the Honorable Laura Cordero of the D.C. Superior Court and a student attorney and advocate in the GW Law Domestic Violence Clinic. Lauren is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, the National Bar Association and the National Association of Bond Lawyers.