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Our Public Finance attorneys are listed in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace and regularly render approving opinions as to the validity and tax-exempt status of bond obligations. The firm serves as bond counsel for a wide range of bond issues, including general obligation bonds, governmental revenue bonds, industrial revenue bonds, tax, revenue and bond anticipation notes, lease revenue financings, certificate of participation financings, tax increment financings, special district financings, conduit 501(c)(3) financings and other types of private activity bonds.

 

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Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6011

Henry is a partner in the Firm's Tax Practice Area.

Henry is a partner in the Firm's Tax Practice Area.

Henry Bettendorf
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6546

Senator Bond draws on his distinguished record of public service to represent clients on matters related to international trade, economic development, biotechnology, agri...

Senator Bond draws on his distinguished record of public service to represe...

Kit Bond
Counsel
St. Louis
314 552 6582

Barbara draws on her extensive background in regional government to counsel clients on the financing, zoning, and tax credit issues that crop up in public-private develop...

Barbara draws on her extensive background in regional government to counsel...

Barbara Geisman
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6065

Sara is a trusted legal advisor to public entities, nonprofit borrowers, investment bankers and bankers in a wide variety of public financing and lending transactions.

Sara is a trusted legal advisor to public entities, nonprofit borrowers, in...

Sara Kotthoff
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6069

Mike focuses his legal practice on public finance, corporate law, business transactions, governmental and nonprofit law.

Mike focuses his legal practice on public finance, corporate law, business ...

Michael Lause
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6070

Rick advises companies and individuals on a variety of federal (domestic and international), state and local tax matters.

Rick advises companies and individuals on a variety of federal (domestic an...

Rick Lawton
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6161

Janette has over thirty years’ experience practicing in all areas of state and local taxation, including representing clients before state and local taxing authorities in...

Janette has over thirty years’ experience practicing in all areas of state ...

Janette Lohman
Associate
St. Louis
314 552 6211

Bill represents a range of clients in the areas of real estate, construction, development, and public finance.

Bill represents a range of clients in the areas of real estate, constructio...

Bill Metzinger
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6178

Steve serves as a trusted advisor to financial institutions engaged in all types of public finance and lending transactions.

Steve serves as a trusted advisor to financial institutions engaged in all ...

Steve Mitchell
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6193

Debbie is a key legal advisor to public entities, investment bankers, banks and developers in all types of public finance and development incentive transactions.

Debbie is a key legal advisor to public entities, investment bankers, banks...

Debbie Rush
Partner
Chicago
312 580 2202

Rhonda is a finance attorney who leads complex, large-scale projects for public- and private-sector clients across the country.

Rhonda is a finance attorney who leads complex, large-scale projects for pu...

Rhonda Thomas
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6457

Ali is experienced in various types of tax-exempt and taxable financings as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, issuer's counsel, disclosure counsel and bank counsel.

Ali is experienced in various types of tax-exempt and taxable financings as...

Ali Tilghman