We are among the nation's largest full-service firms with an active public finance team. We serve our public finance clients by drawing on our experience in other areas including:
Our bankruptcy team includes representing local governments and their creditors in municipal bankruptcies and structuring securities so that credit support is maintained through bankruptcy. This experience is also beneficial in dealing with credit rating agencies' requirements for structures municipal securities issues.
As one of the nation's most active firms in the IPO market, we have valuable insights to offer public finance clients.
In working regularly with government and corporate employee benefit plans, we also evaluates and assists in disclosing pension plan liabilities in municipal securities offerings.
Energy and environmental
We represent government and corporate clients in the full range of environmental and energy regulatory matters and litigation. We can evaluate environmental or energy supply risks related to municipal securities and public utility issues.
With a large service representing public, non-profit, and for-profit health care providers in all types of matters, we can assist in drafting covenants and disclosing risks in municipal securities offerings for health care providers.
Labor and employment
Our active labor law team represents governmental and corporate employers and defends clients in discrimination and unfair labor service actions and other employment matters.
Our large, highly ranked litigation department represents government and corporate clients in all types of litigation, including those associated with pubic securities offerings.
Project and equipment finance
We represent parties involved in developing and financing large construction projects around the world. Our experience helps municipal market clients with project financing, securitizations and transfers of tax benefits.
Our extensive real estate experience can benefit municipal securities issues secured by mortgages or those affected by land development or construction risks.
We are one of the most respected federal tax controversy firms in the nation, an important resource in tax-exempt municipal securities matters and defending IRS bond audits.