Holland & Knight's Public Finance Team has participated in governmental debt issues since the 1960s and has been listed in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (the "Red Book") since 1975.
On a national basis, members of our team have served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, disclosure counsel or other multiple roles as counsel for more than $18.2 billion in principal amount of debt during the past five calendar years.
As part of Holland & Knight's Financial Services Group, our Public Finance Team is currently staffed with more than 20 attorneys around the country, as well as a senior policy advisor, who collectively devote all or a portion of their practice to public finance, including our in-house tax counsel.
Our attorneys assist clients in the development of innovative and creative financings and have significant experience in all areas of public finance and municipal securities, including the issuance of:
Our Public Finance Team has participated in connection with virtually every type of governmental issue, including:
We have also participated in issuances by special purpose governmental entities, such as:
Our experience enables us to provide comprehensive representation to clients involving public finance law and municipal finance transactions.
Holland & Knight received a metropolitan first-tier ranking in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" guide for Public Finance Law in the Tampa market. Partner Richard Stephens has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America guide for Public Finance Law since 2007. Additionally, Partner Edward Vogel has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America guide for Public Finance Law since 2005 and was named 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" for Public Finance Law in Tampa. Mr. Vogel has been ranked in the top-tier in the Chambers USA guide for Florida Banking & Finance: Public Finance since 2006.
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