Fulbright & Jaworski is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 most active bond firms. Fulbright lawyers who focus on the public finance area represent various parties in public debt offerings including tax-exempt and taxable issues. This includes sophisticated transactions of financing by nonprofit organizations acting for and on behalf of political subdivisions.
Fulbright lawyers are nationally recognized in the area of tax-exempt finance and act as special tax counsel to issuers across the country. In addition, we provide tax analysis and opinions on tax-exempt financings totaling billions of dollars each year.
2002 municipal securities totals:
- 345 transactions
- $8.86 billion cumulative principal amount
Bond issuer representation
Our lawyers serve in a variety of roles, including:
- Bond counsel
- Disclosure counsel
- Special tax counsel
- General counsel
Other market participants
Fulbright often represents numerous other participants in the public finance market, from underwriters to credit enhancers, insurers and institutional purchasers, to name a few.
Having represented so many players in the public finance market helps us accomplish our clients' goals by negotiating solutions acceptable to other market participants in the present market conditions.
Fulbright lawyers are active in various public finance, governmental and education-related organizations including:
- ABA Tax-Exempt Finance Committee, Section on Taxation
- Government Finance Officers Association
- National Association of College and University Attorneys
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- Small School Districts Association