Fox Rothschild attorneys are adept at tackling the increasing complexity of tax-exempt financing for issuers, underwriters and borrowers. We represent school districts, colleges and universities, hospitals and health care institutions, nonprofit organizations, investment banks, manufacturers, and state and local government and authorities in a full range of bond transactions.

Fox is prepared to handle matters in every region of the country, with substantial experience in California, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Our team has experience in any of the multiple roles in such transactions. We have served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, disclosure counsel, issuer's counsel, lender and credit enhancer's counsel, borrower’s counsel, special tax counsel and indenture trustee's counsel. Our attorneys are creative problem solvers with a depth of experience in related areas of the law, such as corporate, secured transactions, real estate, securities and tax.

Members of the Fox Public Finance Practice have held leadership positions within professional organizations, including the National Association of Bond Lawyers and Women in Public Finance. The chair of the practice is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers.

Our public finance attorneys routinely handle:

  • New market tax credit financings
  • Current and advance refundings
  • Taxable and tax-exempt bonds
  • Interest rate swap transactions
  • Variable rate issues
  • Letters of credit, standby bond purchase agreements and other liquidity facilities
  • Option bonds

Fox Rothschild is recognized for its Public Finance Practice, and the firm is listed in several markets in the Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (the Red Book), a compilation of the nation’s premier public finance counsel. We have been ranked as high as No. 1 in The Bond Buyer’s list of Top Five Bond Counsel in Pennsylvania and were recognized for serving as bond counsel in transactions worth more than $1.3 billion in a single year.