Nixon Peabody named U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in Public Finance Law

November 05, 2020

Boston, MA. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Nixon Peabody as “Law Firm of the Year” in the area of Public Finance Law for 2021.

“We are honored to be recognized as ‘Law Firm of the Year,’ which is a testament to the hard work and strong results of our Project Finance and Public Finance practice, particularly during these challenging times,” said Andrew Glincher, Nixon Peabody CEO and managing partner. “Across all practice areas, our attorneys have strengthened their team approach throughout the pandemic, allowing us to help clients achieve their goals and make a difference in their communities.”

In addition, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® recognized 17 Nixon Peabody practices as National Tier 1 leaders in the guide’s 2021 edition, and 93 practices as Metropolitan Tier 1 leaders, up from 82 the previous year. The 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on client evaluations and peer reviews.

As municipalities across the country weather the pandemic and economic downturn, they need the financial flexibility to fund critical services and move ahead on long-planned projects.

Thus far in 2020, Nixon Peabody’s Project Finance and Public Finance practice has worked with clients across the country—including many of the nation’s largest issuers and financial institutions—as bond, disclosure, underwriters’, special tax, borrower, and bank counsel. The practice advises clients on financing their most important capital projects and refinancing or restructuring other projects to assist borrowers in meeting their financial needs under the stress created by the pandemic. These transactions have kept public transportation running, addressed the homelessness crisis, helped to fund health care facilities, schools, cultural institutions, environmental, and other infrastructure projects, and assisted in the creation of the Municipal Liquidity Facility to assist municipalities in financing their liquidity needs.

“We are incredibly proud of this honor, as it underscores our deep focus on making an impact for each of our clients,” said Kenneth Lind, leader of Nixon Peabody’s Project Finance and Public Finance practice. “Our group is full of innovative, creative, and extremely motivated attorneys and professional colleagues.”

Nixon Peabody received Tier 1 rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the following practices:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Patent Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

Nixon Peabody received Tier 1 rankings at the metropolitan level in the following geographies: Albany, NY; Boston; Buffalo, NY; Chicago; Long Island, NY; Los Angeles; Manchester, NH; New York City; Providence, RI; Rochester, NY; San Francisco; and Washington, DC.

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