New York Public Finance
Ballard Spahr attorneys have deep experience with public finance transactions in the State and City of New York.
Our attorneys’ long history of counseling clients in a wide range of bond transactions—from housing projects to general obligation (GO) bond projects—includes more than 20 years representing bond issuers in New York State. We serve as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, disclosure counsel, tax counsel, lender and credit enhancer’s counsel, and trustee’s counsel in a variety of municipal securities, public finance, and P3 transactions.
Our New York Public Finance attorneys’ diverse backgrounds position us to meet the varied needs of state and local governments. For example, our team includes a former in-house counsel for one of the nation’s leading issuers of tax-exempt debt as well as a former attorney for the tax-exempt bond branch at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.
The attorneys on our New York Public Finance team combine extensive New York knowledge and experience with a national platform.
- Served as bond counsel to the Dutchess County Local Development Corporation in connection with the issuance of $22,315,000 in revenue bonds for the Millbrook School Project.
- Served as underwriter’s counsel on behalf of Build NYC Resource Corporation in financing $125 million in revenue bonds for Family Life Academy Charter Schools.
- Served as purchaser/lender counsel for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York in financing $8.1 million in revenue bonds for the Greenburg Eleven Union Free School District.
- Served as underwriter’s counsel for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York in financing $31.5 million in revenue bonds for NYSARC, Inc.