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Public Finance and Economic Development


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Members of the Firm’s Public Finance and Economic Development Practice Group assist state and local governments with financing projects and other funding needs through the issuance of municipal bonds. The Group also advises state and local governments with respect to the structure of transactions in order to fund new economic development projects.

Group members assist developers, manufacturers, 501(c)(3) organizations and other private clients in obtaining funds for projects through tax-exempt and taxable financings and in taking advantage of other economic incentives such as state and local tax credits or tax abatements. Recent projects have included both new industries and expansions in aerospace, shipbuilding, retail development and heavy manufacturing.

Members of the Group have served in all of the traditional roles associated with public and private securities including bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, issuers counsel, borrower’s counsel, 501(c)(3) counsel and bank counsel. A listing of many of the transactions that the Group members have participated in recently is shown below.

For more information regarding the Public Finance and Economic Development Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Preston Bolt or any other lawyers in the Practice Group.





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Friday, Jan 30th, 2015
Alex Lankford Featured in Alabama Seaport


Member Alex Lankford discusses the case of the fishing vessel DEBORAH ANN in the Fall 2014 issue of Alabama Seaport.

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Saturday, Jan 24th, 2015
Roger Bates Inducted as Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation


Roger Bates joins current firm Members Henry Callaway and Caine O’Rear as Fellows of the Alabama Law Foundation. He was inducted on January 24, 2015. Congratulations!

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Friday, Jan 9th, 2015
Goldman Elected to Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee


Congratulations to Birmingham Member Ben Goldman on his recent election to the Birmingham Bar Association executive committee.

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Thursday, Jan 1st, 2015
Congratulations to Roger Bates


Mr. Bates has been elected Managing Lawyer of the firm for a second 3-year term commencing January 1, 2015.

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Tuesday, Dec 2nd, 2014
Hassell Name to 40 Under Forty


Congratulations to member Katie Hassell on being honored as one of Mobile Bay Magazine’s 40 Under Forty for 2014.

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