USM Foundation

Alan C. Cason, Governance Chair

Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

Alan has held many leadership positions at McGuireWoods and currently serves as chair of its national public finance practice. In his role as partner, he has acted as bond counsel and counsel to municipal bond issuers, underwriters, borrowers and developers in connection with numerous tax-exempt and taxable bond issues and private financings in Maryland and elsewhere. Alan has also served as lead counsel in some of Maryland’s largest project financings, including transactions involving hotel, convention center and retail facilities, continuing care retirement communities, solid waste and recycling facilities, and student housing.

Alan also has extensive experience in municipal law, state and local government relations and economic development matters. He has testified before Senate and House of Delegates committees of the Maryland General Assembly on legislation concerning state and local governmental entities.

Alan received his J.D. from the Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America, winning “Lawyer of the Year” in 2013 and 2015. He is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, which he joined as an undergraduate at University of Maryland, College Park. He has served as president of the University of Maryland Alumni Association and a member of the University of Maryland, College Park Foundation.

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Alan C. Cason, Governance Chair

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