Locke Lord was ranked No. 5 on The Bond Buyer’s list of top bond counsel in the nation for competitive sales during Q1-Q3 2020, with 109 issues totaling $2.18 billion, and No. 8 on the Top Underwriter’s Counsel list, with 70 issues totaling $7.74 billion.
Locke Lord’s recent Public Finance matters include acting as bond counsel for the Town of Hingham, Mass., in the sale of $111.18 million General Obligation Water Bonds, Series 2020, and underwriters’ counsel for the issuance of: $794.24 million Texas Transportation Commission Highway Improvement General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2020; $418.23 City of San Antonio Electric and Gas Systems Revenue Refunding Bonds, Taxable New Series 2020; $278 million Denton Independent School District Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2020; $212.7 million Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds, MaineHealth Issue, Series 2020A; $174.67 million City of Arlington, Texas, General Obligation Pension Bonds, Taxable Series 2020; $145,57 million City of San Antonio General Improvement Bonds, Series 2020 and $139.99 million City of San Antonio Education Facilities Corporation (Trinity University) Higher Education Revenue and Improvement Bonds, Taxable Series 2020.
Locke Lord's Public Finance Practice Group is a premier, nationally recognized public finance practice, with over 130 years of involvement in the law of public borrowing and the federal tax and securities aspects of public debt obligations. The team’s experience and exemplary, high-quality client service have earned Locke Lord recognition as one of the foremost public finance law firms in the country.