Daniel Deaton has a public finance practice in which he serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel.
I serve as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel in a wide variety of public finance transactions, including for states, cities, counties, airports, water and wastewater funds, airports, among others. I have served as bond counsel involving complex variable rate products as well as the creation of new master indentures. I have served as disclosure counsel in some of the most complex financing in the public finance market. I have also served in various capacities in connection with university and cultural institution financings. In addition, I have recently served as underwriter’s counsel in connection with a tax exempt project financing transaction that financed the construction of facilities that will manufacture medium density fiberboard from rice straw.
I am a thought leader in the fast-evolving regulatory developments involving disclosure and due diligence obligations of issuers and underwriters. I am a frequent panelist and project participant on a wide variety of topics ranging from disclosure policies and procedures, underwriter due diligence obligations, application of securities laws to secondary market statements, among others.
Bond Buyer | July 30, 2020
This article about San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and its preparations for a $291 million bond refunding deal mentions NP as disclosure counsel. San Francisco partner Travis Gibbs and Los Angeles partner Dan Deaton and counsel Heather White, all of the Project Finance and Public Finance Group, advised on this matter.
The Bond Buyer | June 05, 2020
This article quotes Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Dan Deaton on SEC guidance for disclosures and how the uncertainty caused by the pandemic has impacted the market.
Bond Buyer | April 23, 2020
In this article discussing SEC Chair Jay Clayton’s guidance on corporate disclosure during the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Dan Deaton provides commentary about how the virus is introducing complexities to disclosures across markets.
Public Finance Alert | 05.11.20
Public Finance Alert | 04.15.20
Public Finance Alert | 02.14.20
Public Finance Alert | 08.27.18
Southern Methodist University, J.D.
University of California, Irvine, B.A.
Daniel Deaton is a member of the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Texas.