Capell & Howard’s Public Finance & Economic Development attorneys are dedicated to those areas of Alabama law, federal tax law, and federal securities law governing the issuance of public and corporate debt obligations in both public and private offerings. In such transactions, our attorneys have acted as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, and counsel to conduit obligors, underwriters, placement agents, and third-party credit providers.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in a variety of financing structures, including the following: general and revenue obligations of cities and counties; fixed and variable rate obligations; lease financing transactions; letters of credit, bond insurance, and other forms of credit enhancement; assessment-backed obligations; and tax increment financing structures. Our attorneys also have extensive experience in formation of many kinds of boards, authorities, and other public entities, and the financing of many types of public and private facilities, including the following: public buildings, streets, roads and bridges for cities and counties; school facilities for city and county boards of education; water, sewer, gas, electric and solid waste disposal systems; public housing facilities; hospitals and related medical and special care facilities; facilities for nonprofit organizations; and commercial, industrial, and manufacturing facilities.
Each attorney in the Public Finance & Economic Development group is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.