Nixon Peabody’s Public Finance group has a national reputation for innovative work in financing a wide range of municipal and infrastructure projects—from mass transit and hospitals to baseball stadiums, student loans, public power and housing.
We are consistently ranked among the nation’s top bond, underwriter’s and disclosure counsel in dollar value of bonds issued.
As part of one of the largest public finance practices in the U.S., our attorneys provide knowledge, versatility and creativity to clients for any financing need, including assistance with federal tax law issues.
Rochester Business Journal | November 17, 2017
Rochester real estate partner Bruce Baker and New York City global finance counsel Alex Yim were quoted in this feature on the increasing use of public-private partnerships to fund projects in cities across the U.S.
Bond Buyer | October 25, 2017
This article mentions Nixon Peabody for serving as co-bond counsel in New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s design-build agreement with Cubic Transportation Systems Inc. to replace MetroCards with a new fare payment system.
Civic Business Journal | October 24, 2017
Los Angeles public finance partner Danny Kim is quoted in this article about a student housing development financing for Keck Graduate Institute for which Nixon Peabody served as bond counsel.
Bond Buyer | October 19, 2017
Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article as counsel to the underwriters in a deal involving the purchase of a Florida biomass facility.
Bond insurance, counsel leaders show resilience | October 17, 2017
This article mentions Nixon Peabody for ranking among the top ten bond counsel in Q3.
Civic Business Journal | October 16, 2017
This Q&A features Los Angeles public finance partner Rudy Salo and highlights his educational background, career, legal practice and his outlook on the public finance sector.
Bond Buyer | October 05, 2017
In this article on Chicago’s $3 billion sales tax securitization, which the city will use in four deals over the next several years, Nixon Peabody is mentioned for serving as bond counsel.
MetroWest Daily News | July 21, 2017
This article features the arrival of Boston public finance counsel John Fernandes to Nixon Peabody. The coverage mentions that John was introduced to the firm through public finance partner Jim Vallee and quotes Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman.
Trustee | June 30, 2017
Chicago public finance partner Thomas Fahey authored this column about how nonprofit community hospital board members should consider duty of care and duty of loyalty to guide decisions regarding joining larger health systems.
Bond Buyer | June 16, 2017
Los Angeles public finance partner Chuck Wolf is quoted in this article about the city’s first bond sale as a result of Proposition HHH.
Law360 | April 28, 2017
This article mentions recent leadership promotions at the firm including David Brown, Jared Lusk, Jim Vallee, Graham Beck, Kathleen Ceglarski Burns, Emily Crandall Harlan, Daniel Gibbons, Linda Huber, Ilana Kameros, Haydon Keitner, Darren Miller, Neal Pandozzi, Edward Puerta, Stephen Reil, and Elizabeth Young.
Civic Business Journal | April 03, 2017
This Q&A with Los Angeles public finance partner Danny Kim highlights why he made the move to Nixon Peabody as well as his legal background and interests.
Law360 | March 13, 2017
Public finance partners Julie Seymour (Chicago), Liz Columbo (New York) and Dan Deaton (Los Angeles) published a contributed article on the SEC’s proposed amendment to Exchange Act Rule 15c2-12 and what it could mean for market participants.
The Bond Lawyer | March 01, 2017
Los Angeles public finance counsel Heather White authored this article about general obligation capital appreciation bonds (CABs) issued by California and Texas school districts.
The Bond Buyer | January 26, 2017
Nixon Peabody is noted in this article as the 6th most active underwriter’s counsel in 2016.
The Bond Buyer | January 24, 2017
This article notes Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) upcoming transactions which include issuing transportation revenue BANS as well as dedicated tax fund bonds.
The Bond Buyer | November 23, 2016
Nixon Peabody is noted as representing the underwriters in the deal involving the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority and its upcoming plan to sell $400 million of bonds.
The Bond Buyer | October 26, 2016
This article is about New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) derivatives program and its recent $632 million closing of Series 2016D transportation revenue refunding bonds. Nixon Peabody is mentioned as co-bond counsel on the deal.
The Bond Buyer | September 23, 2016
Los Angeles public finance partner Rudy Salo is quoted in this feature story discussing the struggle facing dealers as they try to comply with the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's proposed markup disclosure requirements.
The Bond Buyer | September 21, 2016
Los Angeles public finance partner Rudy Salo is recognized among The Bond Buyer’s 2016 Rising Stars.
The Bond Buyer | September 13, 2016
This article discusses that the Port of Los Angeles will price a nearly $220M revenue bond financing—representing the first green bond sale by a port. Nixon Peabody is noted as bond counsel.
The Bond Buyer | April 29, 2016
The story notes that Columbia University issued $50 million in green bonds through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York to fund a new science center. Nixon Peabody is noted as bond counsel.
Law360 | April 07, 2016
Los Angeles partners Justin Thompson, Rudy Salo and associate Daniel Eliav co-authored this piece discussing the potential impact driverless technology could have on real estate development as well as infrastructure financing.
The Beach Reporter | March 18, 2016
This coverage notes Los Angeles public finance partner Rudy Salo’s new role on the Economic Development Advisory Council.
The Bond Buyer | March 10, 2016
Washington, DC, Public Finance partner Mitch Rapaport is quoted in this article focused on the proposed political subdivision rules put forth by the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service.
Crain's Chicago Business | February 22, 2016
Former Chicago alderman and Chicago partner Charles Bernardini is included in this column as representing Bombardier of Canada in a Chicago Transit Authority bid for 846 new rail cars.
The Bond Buyer | February 22, 2016
This article on New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority inaugural green bond issuance notes Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel.
Law360 | January 14, 2016
Boston IP Counseling & Transactions counsel David Crosby and Washington, DC, associate Harini Kidambi co-authored this column regarding implications arising from the 2015 Army Data & Data Rights Guide for military service professionals and other contractors.
Bloomberg BNA Securities Law Daily | November 17, 2015
This feature article discusses the Securities and Exchange Commission crackdown on municipal securities disclosure violations. Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton provides third-party commentary.
The Bond Buyer | August 20, 2015
The National Association of Bond Lawyers released a paper giving its members tools to help issuer clients develop written disclosure policies and procedures in response to recent Securities and Exchange Commission cases against issuers. Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton, part of the paper’s drafting committee, is quoted within the piece.
The Bond Buyer | July 01, 2015
Chicago Public Finance partner Julie Seymour is quoted in this article about how disclosure remains a grey area in the growing direct placement market.
Law360 | June 18, 2015
Chicago office managing partner Tom Fahey is quoted in this article on the state of Chicago’s legal market and why Big Law is feeling the city's pull.
The Bond Buyer | June 01, 2015
Washington, DC, Public Finance partner Mitch Rapaport is quoted throughout this piece on the Government Finance Officers Association’s efforts to galvanize public officials to pressure federal banking regulators into more permissive rules on municipal securities.
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