Marina Blackburn’s practice focuses on assisting clients on a variety of financing and project development matters. Marina is a tenacious and responsive advocate for her clients and works efficiently to bring transactions to a close, regardless of their complexity.
Marina counsels healthcare providers on transactional and financing matters. She serves as bond and borrower’s counsel for healthcare, governmental and other nonprofit clients and underwriter’s and lender’s counsel in financing transactions across the county.
Marina’s finance practice is complimented by her additional experience in healthcare real estate law. She advises clients on structuring financing for real estate projects, ground and facility lease agreements, and healthcare site development projects.
Marina also has experience in negotiating and closing sophisticated transactions where real estate and financing matters intersect, such as charitable foundation lease transactions used to deliver value to nonprofit organizations.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Marina worked at a national healthcare-focused law firm, where she represented public and private clients in a variety of healthcare, finance, and real estate matters.
While in law school, Marina served as a judicial extern to former Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven H. David.
Professional and Community Involvement
Council member, Indianapolis Zoo
Member, American Health Law Association
Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
Member, Indiana State Bar Association
Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
Former fellow, Riley Children’s Hospital Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)