John Connorton specializes in the law of public finance and municipal bonds. He has participated in capital infrastructure project financings throughout the United States, and his bond counsel clients include major power, energy, transportation, industrial development, environmental and housing public authorities and agencies, as well as various states and municipalities.
Connorton was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Fordham Law School.
He has served as an Assistant Counsel to the Governor of the State of New York, has clients in major investment banking firms and served as a special counsel to universities and corporations, including those doing businesses to Northern Ireland. In 2003, the University of Ulster awarded Connorton an honorary Doctor of Laws, and in 2004, for his services to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, Queen Elizabeth II made him a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
All four of Connorton's grandparents were Irish-born. They came from Counties Roscommon, Mayo, Kerry and Cork.
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