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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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