Andrea B. Hedtke
PEOPLE

Andrea B. Hedtke

Of Counsel
hedtke.andrea@dorsey.com

Overview

ANDREA HELPS SCHOOL DISTRICTS FINANCE THE CAPITAL PROJECTS THAT ENABLE THEM TO EDUCATE AND ADVANCE OUR FUTURE LEADERS.

For more than a decade, Andrea has served as bond counsel primarily to Minnesota school districts. Andrea assists her clients with a variety of types of financing transactions, including new money and refunding bonds, tax and aid anticipation borrowings, lease purchases and certificates of participation. Andrea also helps her clients navigate through the bond election and levy referenda process. Additionally, Andrea has served as legal counsel to MN Trust, an investment pool comprised of Minnesota school districts, since its inception in 2006.

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. 273 (Edina), Minnesota Bond Election and $113,385,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2015A
  • ISD No. 110 (Waconia), Minnesota $75,000,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2015B
  • ISD No. 378 (Dawson-Boyd), Minnesota $1,160,000 General Obligation Crossover Refunding Bonds, Series 2015A
  • ISD No. 2198 (Fillmore Central), Minnesota $4,565,000 General Obligation Alternative and Capital Facilities Bonds, Series 2014A
  • ISD No. 112 (Eastern Carver County), Chaska, Minnesota $1,355,000 General Obligation Taxable OPEB Refunding Bonds, Series 2014B
  • ISD No. 727 (Big Lake), Minnesota $200,000 Taxable General Obligation School Building Bond, Series 2013A
  • ISD No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools), Minnesota $680,000 General Obligation Tax Abatement Bonds, Series 2013A
  • ISD No. 2711 (Mesabi East), Minnesota $2,700,000 General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2013B
  • ISD No. 832 (Mahtomedi), Minnesota 2010 Bond Election & $45,000,000 Taxable General Obligation School Building Bonds (Build America Bonds-Direct Pay), Series 2010B
  • Intermediate District No. 287, (Plymouth), Minnesota $29,790,000 Taxable Certificates of Participation (Qualified School Construction Bonds – Direct Pay), Series 2010E

News & Resources

Select Presentations

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

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Public Finance

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
Andrea B. Hedtke