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Rebecca C. Princehorn

Becky Princehorn is a partner and chair of Bricker & Eckler's Public Finance group. Her practice emphasizes school and local government law. She served as bond counsel for the first Ohio income tax-backed school district bonds; the first publicly offered PLF-backed library notes; the first school district in the Extreme Environmental Contamination Program of the Ohio School Facilities Commission; the first Ohio general obligation bond issue with a local government fund pledge; the first Ohio municipal general obligation bond issue for housing; and the first Ohio school district minibond issue.

She also served as counsel on the formation of the first limited home rule township in central Ohio and has structured collaborations between local governments, particularly those involving school districts, and gifts to local governments. Becky is a frequent lecturer on public finance for several organizations, including the Buckeye Association of School Administrators, the Ohio...

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Representative Experience

  • $92,285,000 Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library Fund Facilities Notes, Series 2012
  • $36,600,000 Canton Local School District, School Facilities Construction and Improvement Bonds, Series 2014
  • $53,975,000 Findlay City School District, School Facilities Construction and Improvement Bonds, Series 2010

Professional & Community Activities

  • Board Member, Worthington Community Improvement Corporation
  • Board of Trustees, Otterbein University
  • Board Member, Support Ohio Schools

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, Columbus Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (education law; public finance law) 2010-2014; Columbus Lawyer of the Year in Education Law, 2014
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Meritorious Service Award, Worthington Board of Education, 2001

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Education

  • Otterbein College (now Otterbein University) (B.A., with honors, 1978)
  • University of Kansas (J.D., 1981)
  • University of Kansas (Master of Public Administration, 1982)