Antonio D. Martini





Tony focuses his practice on municipal finance-related federal tax law, with an emphasis on tax-exempt governmental facilities financings, qualified 501(c)(3), exempt facility and qualified small issue and other private activity bond financings, tax revenue anticipation and other working capital financings, advance refunding structures, interest rate swap and other municipal finance-related derivative products, defense of IRS bond examinations and taxable bond and tax credit bond financings for state and local governments and other eligible borrowers.

Tony also has experience in general federal corporate taxation and tax dispute work.  He is a regular speaker and panelist on federal tax law issues at the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ tax seminars and Bond Attorneys’ Workshops, and served from 2002 to 2003 as Editor-in-Chief of NABL’s treatise, Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds.  In addition, he served as Chair of NABL’s 2008 Tax and Securities Law Institute and has been on NABL’s Board of Directors since 2009.  Tony served as the President of NABL from 2014-2015. He is currently serving as Immediate Past President of NABL.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel.

Representative Transactions

  • Bond Counsel to the Vermont Economic Development Authority
  • Underwriters Counsel and Remarketing Agent Counsel to Bank of America Merrill Lynch for various corporate tax-exempt financing programs
  • Served as Bond Counsel for $496 Million Bond Issue to Benefit Partners Healthcare System
  • Served as Bond Counsel to Northeastern University in connection with $250 Million Bond Issue to Finance New Science and Engineering Facility
  • Trustees of Boston College 501(c)(3) Revenue Bonds
  • State of Vermont Special Obligation Transportation Infrastructure Bonds
  • Southcoast Health System 501(c)(3) Revenue Bonds
  • Bowdoin College Century Bonds

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Chair, Public Finance
    • Partner (2015-Present)
  • Locke Lord LLP
    • Partner (2015-2015)
  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP/Palmer & Dodge, LLP (Merged into Locke Lord)
    • Partner (2001-2015)
    • Associate (1998-2000)
  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    • Associate (1992-1998)
  • Hon. Jerome Farris, 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
    • Clerk (1991-1992)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers® (2017-2019) Recognized for Tax Law
  • Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for the category of Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Super Lawyers® Bonds & Government Finance, Massachusetts

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Bond Counsel, Fellow
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, President (2014-2015)

Bar Memberships

  • California, 1991
  • Massachusetts, 1999
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1992
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California, 1992
  • United States Tax Court, 1993
Firm News

Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

April 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the…

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51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019

August 15, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 51 attorneys in the 2019 edition…

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IRS Releases Final Public Hearing and Approval Regulations for Tax-Exempt Bonds

January 14, 2019

On December 31, 2018, the U. S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released…


September 2018 update on FY 2019 federal budget sequestration affecting build America bonds and other direct pay subsidy bonds

September 6, 2018

Earlier this summer, the Internal Revenue Service announced that the percentage reduction, or budgetary…

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Past Event

New Management Contract Rules and How They May Affect Your Organization

November 8, 2018

Antonio D. Martini will discuss "New Management Contracts and How They May Affect Your Organization"

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Refundings and Reissuance

February 21, 2018

Hinckley Allen Partner Antonio Martini spoke at the National Association of Bond Lawyer’s (NABL) 2018…

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