Nancy M. Neraas

Nancy M. Neraas

Nancy has more than 25 years of experience as bond counsel for cities, counties and special districts (public utility districts, water, sewer, park, school and fire protection) in Washington and other states on municipal financings, including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds and special assessment district financings. Nancy has worked on numerous electric utility financings for various cities, public utility districts and other special districts. Nancy is disclosure counsel for many issuers, including the State of Washington.


Washington Finance Officers Association

Washington Public Treasurers Association

Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member, 1984-Present

Seattle Symphony, Board of Directors

Treehouse, Finance Committee

The Bush School, Finance Committee

Washington Women's Foundation, Member

Whitman Parent Committee, Member


Federal Securities law highlights and new developments

Speaker, Tri-Cities Municipal Government & Public Finance Seminar, July 2018

2015 WFOA 60th Annual Conference

Speaker, Washington Finance Officers Association, September 2015

We Issued Bonds – Now What?

Panelist, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, October 2013

What Every City Manager Should Know about Issuing Bonds

Speaker, 2013 Washington City/County Managers Association (WCMA) Conference, August 2013

Public Finance (Chair)InfrastructureMunicipal Government (Chair)


Tel: 206.447.6277Fax: 206.749.1992


The Best Lawyers in America© Public Finance Law, 2010-present


J.D., University of Washington School of Law (with honors), 1984

  • Washington Law Review

B.A., Mount Holyoke College (magna cum laude) 1979

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1984


Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2009-Present
  • Municipal Government & Public Finance Practice Group Leader, 2018-Present

K&L Gates LLP, Partner, 1984-2009

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