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.
Bond Buyer | June 12, 2018
Washington, DC, project finance and public finance partner Mitch Rapaport is quoted in this article on a move by the Treasury Department and IRA to clarify rules governing “the use of tax-exempt bonds in connection with public-private partnership projects.”
Law360 | May 25, 2018
Media coverage of the arrival of New York City public finance and project finance partner Roderick “Roddy” Devlin continues with this profile in Law360, which highlights some of Roddy’s largest recent deals, including the $4 billion public-private partnership to upgrade New York’s LaGuardia Airport.
American Lawyer | May 24, 2018
Affordable housing and real estate partner Erica Buckley and project finance and public finance partner Roddy Devlin are both quoted in this article announcing an expansion of our real estate practice in New York City.
The Bond Buyer | May 07, 2018
Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article as disclosure bond counsel for San Francisco International Airport, the seventh busiest airport in the world, which will issue $900 million in bonds this month.
Law360 | May 07, 2018
In this roundup of promotions to partner and firm management positions, 14 attorneys from Nixon Peabody are highlighted. The 11 attorneys promoted to partner are Ellie Altshuler, Mark Beaudoin, Erik Birkeneder, Hannah Bornstein, Chris Browning, Barry Carrigan, Keri McWilliams, Matt Mullen, Steven Richard, Charles Tamuleviz and Alison Torbitt. In addition, Kenneth C. Lind was promoted to leader of the firms’ public finance practice group, Justin Thompson was promoted to office managing partner in LA, and Aaron Yowell was promoted to chief innovation officer.
Law360 | April 29, 2018
San Francisco energy and environmental partner Alison Torbitt, New York City public finance partner Scott Singer and Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford co-wrote this article outlining an EPA loan program for new water infrastructure projects.
Law360 | April 20, 2018
Nixon Peabody public finance partners Travis Gibbs of San Francisco and Mitch Rappaport, Bruce Serchuk and Carla Young of Washington DC co-wrote this analysis on the new IRS procedures that can be used “to cure impermissible use of bond-financed projects.”
The Bond Buyer | April 16, 2018
Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for serving as underwriters co-counsel to the of debt service commitment bonds to be issued by the University of Connecticut.
Reuters Legal | March 26, 2018
This roundup of personnel moves in the legal industry mentions the recent appointment of New York City partner Ken Lind as public finance practice group leader.
The Bond Buyer | March 21, 2018
This article about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) plan to sell $100 million in transportation revenue variable rate refunding bonds mentions Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel for the sale.
The Deal | March 20, 2018
This executive news roundup mentions the recent appointment of New York City partner Ken Lind as public finance practice group leader.
Reuters Legal | March 19, 2018
New York City public finance practice group leader Ken Lind is included in this executive news roundup for his recent promotion.
The Bond Buyer | March 15, 2018
CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article on the appointment of New York City public finance practice group leader Ken Lind. The promotion of Rochester public finance partner Barry Carrigan is also highlighted.
The Bond Buyer | March 06, 2018
This article about the University of Connecticut’s plans to sell $152 million of UConn 2000 special obligation student fee revenue bonds and use the proceeds to build a student recreation center mentions Nixon Peabody for representing the underwriters.
GlobeSt.com | February 23, 2018
Los Angeles public finance partner Rudy Salo and Washington DC public finance associate Noah Lebowitz authored this column about the growing demand for esports venues and the opportunities it presents for communities and developers.
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.
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