Our Public Finance practice handles a broad spectrum of public finance matters involving issuance of bonds by state and local government entities.Print to PDF
Obermayer is a nationally recognized firm in the public finance areas. Our attorneys have acted as Bond Counsel, Underwriter’s Counsel, Special Counsel, Special Tax Counsel, Trustee’s Counsel and Lender’s Counsel with respect to tax-exempt and taxable issues covering the entire spectrum of governmental entities – state, cities, counties, townships, school districts and municipal authorities as well as the issuance of private activity bonds for the benefit of private businesses and not for profit entities. We have worked on transactions involving financing of general obligations, major capital improvements, economic development projects, non-profit, health care and educational institutions, multi-family and single family housing and infrastructure projects (including, transportation, wastewater and ports).
We are highly regarded for our encyclopedic knowledge in the area of public finance, as well as for our pragmatic approach, collegial manner, and creativity in structuring deals. Clients appreciate that we make strong, lasting connections with the team working on the deal.
Every bond issue shares an overriding concern regarding tax and securities law issues. Accordingly, our Public Finance attorneys stay ahead of the curve with emerging issues, including our involvement in professional associations, such as NABL (National Association of Bond Lawyers), PMAA (Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association), and Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers.
Some examples of our work include: