Cate Allen

Ms. Allen is the Legal Division Director for the Maryland State Treasurer's Office where she provides guidance with respect to the federal tax and securities laws applicable to the State's bonds. Ms. Allen was previously a partner at McKennon Shelton & Henn LLP in Baltimore, Maryland where she had a general public finance practice. Notable representations include serving as counsel to the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration in the creation of its Bay Restoration Fund bond program and as counsel to the Maryland Transportation Authority on the first issuance of GARVEE bonds in the State of Maryland. Ms. Allen is a graduate of Syracuse University and the University of Maryland School of Law.