Joseph A. Fanone

Senior Counsel
Washington, DC

Joseph A. Fanone has extensive experience in financings involving economic and industrial development, housing, hospital, general municipal bond, tax increment/special assessment districts, and equipment leases.

Joe has been involved in numerous transactions in the District of Columbia as bond counsel, borrower's counsel, underwriter's counsel, trustee's counsel, bank counsel with respect to bank direct purchases of bonds, and credit and liquidity counsel. He has served as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel, special bankruptcy counsel, and trustee's counsel in financings throughout the United States, and has extensive experience in the area of securities and disclosure laws, particularly with respect to municipal finance.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

American College of Bond Lawyers

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, public finance law, 2007-2023; Lawyer of the Year, public finance law, 2022



Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1974)

Georgetown University (B.A. 1971)
Phi Beta Kappa


District of Columbia