Awards & Recognitions

Locke Lord's Public Finance Team Ranked Among Top 3 in The Bond Buyer's Top Bond Counsel for Competitive Sales in First Half of 2021

July 27, 2021

Locke Lord was ranked No. 3 on The Bond Buyer’s list of top bond counsel in the nation for competitive sales during the first half of 2021, with 113 issues totaling $2.05 billion, the 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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts as bond counsel in the issuance of approximately $690 million of Commonwealth Transportation Fund revenue bonds in three series; representing the State of Vermont in the $153.3 million sale of general obligation bonds in three series, generating a nearly $30 million premium; and representing Southcoast Health System in connection with the issuance of the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency Revenue Bonds, Southcoast Health System Obligated Group Issue, Series G (2021).

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.