Awards & Recognitions

Locke Lord's Public Finance Team Ranked Among Top 5 in The Bond Buyer's Top Bond Counsel for Competitive Sales in Q1 2021

April 29, 2021

Locke Lord was ranked No. 5 on The Bond Buyer’s list of top bond counsel in the nation for competitive sales during Q1 2021, with 46 issues totaling $1.05 billion, the second-highest number of issues of any firm in the top 10.

Just a few of Locke Lord’s many recent notable bond counsel matters include representing the City of Cambridge, Mass., in the sale of $88.31 million General Obligation Bonds; the City of Lewiston, Maine, in the sale of $46.43 million General Obligation Bonds; and the City of Newport, R.I., in a bond restructuring that saved the city $1 million immediately and will result in a total savings of $1.8 million over the life of the bonds.

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.