David J. Song - Public Finance - Nixon Peabody LLP

David J. Song

David Song is an associate in Nixon Peabody’s Project Finance and Public Finance group. David has served as bond, disclosure, and underwriter’s counsel on taxable and tax-exempt financing transactions for numerous governmental entities and large non-profit organizations such as universities and hospital systems.

What do you focus on?

My focus is on representing issuers, underwriters and borrowers on a variety of public finance transactions including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, letters of credit, and certificates of participation. This includes due diligence reviews for compliance with state, local, and federal laws, drafting offering and underlying legal documents and researching complex legal issues to assist clients with successfully financing their projects.

Prior to joining the firm, my experience included executing tax and complex regulatory compliance projects for public, private, and government clients as well as preparing and reviewing corporate, pass-through and individual amended tax returns and representing clients in examinations before the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board.


  • Municipal Liquidity Facility - Federal Reserve amended and additional guidelines, Public Finance Blog, May 7, 2020
  • What is the Federal Reserve Municipal Liquidity Facility?, Public Finance Blog, April 28, 2020

Los Angeles makes tender offer ahead of taxable MICLA refunding

The Bond Buyer | February 18, 2021

This article mentions the firm as bond counsel on the City of Los Angeles’ hybrid tender offer and refunding related to the Municipal Improvement Corporation of Los Angeles lease revenue bonds. The NP team includes Los Angeles partners Jade Turner-Bond and Dan Deaton; San Francisco partner Travis Gibbs; Washington, D.C. associate Joel Swearingen; and Los Angeles associate David Song—all of the Project Finance & Public Finance group.


David J. Song


Los Angeles

Phone: 213-629-6010

Fax: 833-834-4560

Loyola Law School, J.D., Tax Law concentration (with honors)

California State University, B.S.


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