We provide a full complement of legal services for participants in the municipal securities market.
As bond counsel: negotiating bond covenants; advising on legality and tax-exempt status of securities; preparing bond proceedings.
As disclosure counsel: advising on primary offerings and assisting with compliance afterwards.
Other counseling roles: IRS audits, SEC investigations, and other controversies; government investment pools; as general or special counsel to smaller issuers in their general operations.
Representation of all types and sizes of underwriting firms, including in underwritings, compliance, and defense in civil and enforcement actions brought under federal or state securities laws.
Representation of issuers of bond insurance, letters of credit, or liquidity facilities supporting municipal securities issues, including commercial banks, state agencies, and insurance companies; negotiating workouts of poorly performing municipal securities.
Representation of corporate borrowers of bond proceeds; corporate trustees; and counter-parties to investment agreements, interest rate swap agreements and similar financial instruments.