Public Finance

The public finance attorneys at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offer a wide range of services and have provided counsel to underwriters, issuers, trustees and borrowers in bond financing transactions across the United States.

Our attorneys have extensive experience with all aspects of tax-exempt bond financing, including state and federal securities and tax law, low income housing tax credits, property acquisition, non-profit corporation formation, negotiated workouts and governmental relations.

Types of public finance transactions we handle include: multifamily housing; single family housing; manufacturing; health care (including hospitals and other health care organizations) and other traditional public finance transactions, such as governmental buildings and offices, schools, public facilities, and improvement districts.

Our public finance attorneys successfully closed several public arena transactions including the original financing of America West Arena, which involved credit enhancement in the form of a direct-pay letter of credit from Fuji Bank; the refinancing of America West Arena, which was secured by a municipal bond insurance policy from Ambac Assurance Corporation; and the refinancing of Bank One Ballpark, which required the negotiation of a very complex intercreditor arrangement with several private and public lenders.

The public finance attorneys at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie have represented a multitude of entities including investment banking firms, commercial banks, developers, statewide health care issuer and industrial development authorities, municipalities, school districts and non-profit organizations. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's tax-exempt bond experience is diverse and emphasizes providing viable solutions to legal problems. Our attorneys' vast and varied experience and capabilities, along with strong dedication to client service, allows Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie to provide quality legal service at a reasonable fee and to close financial transactions timely and successfully.

Business Transactions

Bryant D. Barber
Bryant D. Barber
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Kevin  Falvo
Kevin Falvo
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Peter A. Larson
Peter A. Larson
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Regulatory & Government

Josh M. Reid
Josh M. Reid
Las Vegas
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