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Navjeet Bal is a public and infrastructure finance attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP with over 20 years of experience in public finance. She was the second woman to be appointed Commissioner of Revenue for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She works with bond issuers, borrowers, and underwriters in tax-exempt bond financing on capital projects. Although her practice is based in Massachusetts, she also works on financings throughout the region and in Puerto Rico. She has demonstrated a strong commitment to pro bono work throughout her career. She founded Mitz Levin’s Domestic Violence Project, and serves as a board member at the Legal Advocacy and Resource Center in Boston. Bal inspires others because “she challenges ideas of what private practice at a big firm looks like. She is unapologetically passionate about the law as a tool for social change and is quick to support the professional and personal aspirations of those around her in any way she can. She is also always willing to mentor young lawyers, especially women, and her mentees have greatly benefited from her wisdom and example.”
Bal earned her B.A. from Williams College and J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
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