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Press Release: Neal Pandozzi Joins Bowditch’s Business & Finance Group as Partner

Worcester, Framingham and Boston, MA—November 1, 2022—Neal Pandozzi, an accomplished business attorney with more than two decades of experience, has joined Bowditch & Dewey’s Business & Finance Group. He is based in the firm’s Boston office.

Named “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Public Finance Law for Providence, RI, in Best Lawyers’ 2023, Pandozzi has represented state and local governments, quasi-public corporations, nonprofit and for-profit corporations, investment banks and commercial banks in financing transactions throughout New England. He is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

“Neal is highly regarded for his understanding of complicated financings. We are very excited to add his experience and capabilities to our public finance and commercial finance groups,” said Paul Bauer, Practice Area Leader for Real Estate, Finance, and Corporate.

“Bowditch’s collaborative approach to addressing clients’ financing needs offers me an ideal platform to further develop my practice.  I have worked with a number of Bowditch attorneys over the years, and I am excited to join the team,” said Pandozzi.

Pandozzi has vast experience in New England public finance, having served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, lender’s counsel, and trustee’s counsel in a wide variety of bond transactions, including general obligation bonds, conduit revenue bonds benefitting 501(c)(3) corporations, taxable and tax-exempt industrial revenue bonds, certificates of participation and tax-exempt leases. During his career, Pandozzi has participated in the financing of numerous public sector projects, such as drinking water and wastewater systems, infrastructure projects, energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, higher education and hospital facilities, airports, stadiums, student loan financings and multi-family housing developments.

Pandozzi has also represented clients in connection with various commercial lending transactions, ranging from simple unsecured lines of credit to sophisticated collateralized loan facilities. Pandozzi recently served as borrower’s counsel for the financing of an automobile dealership and lender’s counsel for a project consisting of the acquisition, construction, furnishing and equipping of vacant commercial space into a sophisticated food hall. He also regularly advises clients regarding general corporate and business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and governance and contract negotiations.

He graduated magna cum laude from Providence College and earned his law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the law review. He also earned a Master of Laws from Boston University School of Law. As an alumnus, Pandozzi remains actively involved with the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island.

Pandozzi has been a featured presenter at seminars covering various public finance and banking law topics, most recently with respect to the LIBOR transition. He is admitted to the Massachusetts and Rhode Island bars.


Bowditch is a highly regarded law firm handling sophisticated transactions, challenging litigation and complex regulatory issues for businesses, families and institutions throughout Massachusetts, the region and beyond.

With more than 60 lawyers seamlessly connected in three strategic Massachusetts offices – Boston, Framingham, and Worcester – Bowditch is deep in the areas of business and finance, real estate and environmental, litigation, employment and labor, and estate and tax planning, delivering outstanding client satisfaction and big-firm quality legal services.




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