Public Finance

Smith Hartvigsen is pleased to announce its Public Finance practice area! After over a decade of serving as issuer’s counsel and bond counsel and participating in tens of millions of dollars in tax-exempt financing, the firm has committed significant resources to the establishment and growth of the firm’s Public Finance practice.

We have added experienced public finance and tax attorneys to our team of municipal professionals, and are pleased to offer our clients legal counsel in the following areas of Public Finance:

Taxable and Tax-Exempt Obligations

  • Issuer’s Counsel
  • Underwriter’s Counsel
  • Disclosure Counsel
  • Private Activity Financing / Conduit Financings
    • Student Loan Bonds
    • P3’s
    • Tax-Increment Bonds
    • Utility Revenue Bonds
    • Energy Financings
    • Schools (elementary, secondary and charter)
  • New Money and Refinancings/Refundings

Tax and Arbitrage

  • Special Tax Counsel
    • Structure bond financings
    • Analyze transaction for compliance with state and federal tax regulations
  • Nonprofit Compliance under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Arbitrage Rebate
  • Lease Agreement Compliance
  • Section 103 Specialists