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.
Member Alex Lankford discusses the case of the fishing vessel DEBORAH ANN in the Fall 2014 issue of Alabama Seaport.Read More
Congratulations to Birmingham Member Ben Goldman on his recent election to the Birmingham Bar Association executive committee.Read More
Mr. Bates has been elected Managing Lawyer of the firm for a second 3-year term commencing January 1, 2015.Read More