Andrea B. Hedtke
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Andrea B. Hedtke

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hedtke.andrea@dorsey.com

Overview

Andrea helps school districts finance the capital projects that enable them to educate and advance our future leaders.

For nearly two decades, Andrea has devoted her bond counsel practice almost exclusively to Minnesota school districts. Andrea assists her clients with a variety of financings, including various types of new money and refunding bond transactions and tax/aid anticipation borrowings. Andrea also advises her clients and helps them navigate the often convoluted terrain of bond elections and levy referenda.

Additionally, Andrea assisted with the formation MN Trust, an investment pool comprised of Minnesota school districts. She continues to serve as its long-standing legal counsel.

Education & Admissions

Hamline University School of Law (J.D., 1994), Hamline Law Review, 1993-1994

University of Minnesota (Bachelor of Arts, History, 1992), summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Experience

Representative Transactions

  • ISD No. 720 (Shakopee Public Schools), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $76,470,000 Taxable General Obligation School Building Refunding Bonds, Series 2021A
  • ISD No. 2125 (Triton Public Schools), Minnesota ~ $3,700,000 General Obligation Tax Abatement Bonds, Series 2021B
  • ISD No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $16,350,000 General Obligation Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2021A
  • ISD No. 535 (Rochester), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $170,410,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2020A
  • ISD No. 2142 (St. Louis County), Minnesota ~ $3,880,000 General Obligation Capital Notes, Capital Facilities and Tax Abatement Bonds, Series 2020A
  • ISD No. 31 (Bemidji) ~  2020 Levy Referendum
  • ISD No. 333 (Ogilvie) ~ $1,055,000 General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2020A
  • ISD No. 912 (Milaca), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $5,100,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2020A
  • ISD No. 706 (Virginia Public Schools), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $136,355,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2019 A & ISD No. 2154 (Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools),  Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $28,550,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2019A
  • ISD No. 273 (Edina), Minnesota ~ $19,890,000 General Obligation School Building Refunding Bonds, Series 2019B
  • ISD No. 279 (Osseo Area Schools), Minnesota ~ $43,340,000 General Obligation Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2018B
  • ISD No. 166 (Cook County Schools), Minnesota ~ $64,000 General Obligation Tax Abatement Bonds, Series 2018A
  • ISD No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $61,680,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2017A
  • ISD No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota ~ Bond Election and $65,385,0000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2016A
  • ISD No. 378 (Dawson-Boyd), Minnesota ~ $1,160,000 General Obligation Crossover Refunding Bonds, Series 2015A

News & Resources

Select Presentations

  • Presenter at the Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) and Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) annual conferences

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
  • Minnesota Institute of Public Finance
  • Minnesota Women in Public Finance
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Accolades

Contributed 50+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2020

North Star Lawyer

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2019
Andrea B. Hedtke