Schulman, Michael R.

Michael R. Schulman

Partner
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Michael Schulman has substantial experience serving as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel and issuer’s counsel in a wide range of public finance transactions involving state agencies and municipalities and in conduit bond issues. He has also represented trustees, credit enhancers and borrowers in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues. He is a former Co-Chair of the Firm's Public Finance Practice Group.

Michael Schulman has substantial experience serving as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel and issuer’s counsel in a wide range of public finance transactions involving state agencies and municipalities and in conduit bond issues. He has also represented trustees, credit enhancers and borrowers in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues. He is a former Co-Chair of the Firm's Public Finance Practice Group.

Michael’s representative experience includes:

  • Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 Unlimited Tax Improvement Bond, $73,845,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Allen, Texas, Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Bonds, Series 2019, $3,845,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Amarillo Economic Development Corporation Taxable Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2019, $27,680,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Village of Bolingbrook (Will and DuPage Counties, Illinois) Special Service Area No. 2018-1, Special Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2019, $22,415,000 (bond counsel)
  • Texas Transportation Commission of the State of Texas State Highway 249 System First Tier Toll Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A and 2019B, $249,251,954.40
  • Board of Regents of Stephen F. Austin State University Revenue Financing Systems Bonds, Series 2019A and 2019B, $110,515,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Greater Texas Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Promissory Note from Issuer to Kansas City Financial Corporation, $25,000,000 (bond counsel)
  • Hidalgo County, Texas, Certificates of Obligation, Series 2018A, $118,890,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Mineral Wells Independent School District, Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2018, $7,645,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Arlington, Texas, Senior Lien Special Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2018A, $266,080,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Amarillo, Texas, Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue Bonds, Taxable Series 2018, $38,835,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Mansfield Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2018, $15,960,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Mansfield Economic Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Taxable New Series 2018, $6,200,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Mansfield Park Facilities Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Taxable New Series 2018, $3,785,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • United Independent School District Public Property Finance Contractual Obligation, Series 2018, $14,295,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Texas Southmost College District Wellness Center Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2017, $8,730,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Dallas, Texas, Waterworks and Sewer Systems Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2017, $171,540,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Board of Regents of the Brazosport College District Limited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2017, $9,015,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Carrollton, Texas, General Obligation Improvements Bonds, Series 2017, $19,550,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Veterans Land Board Veterans Bonds, Series 2017, $250,000,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Allen Community Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2017A, $11,810,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Cameron County Revenue and Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2016 (State Highway 550 Project), $15,805,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Texas Water Development Board State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas Revenue Bonds, Series 2016 (Master Trust), $600,065,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Amarillo-Potter Events Venue District Special Tax and Lease Revenue Refunding Bonds, New Series 2016, $5,085,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Allen Community Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, Taxable Series 2016, $31,235,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Crowley Economic Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Taxable Series 2016, $2,180,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • Hidalgo Independent School District Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds Series 2016A and 2016B, $7,400,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • State of Texas Veterans Bonds, Series 2015B, $125,000,000 (co-underwriters’ counsel)
  • Love Field Airport Modernization Corporation General Airport Revenue Bonds, Series 2015, $109,235,000 (co-underwriters’ counsel)
  • Metrocrest Hospital Authority (Trinity and RHD Memorial Medical Centers), Secured Floating Rate Taxable Bonds, Series A and Series B, $116,000,000 (bond counsel)
  • City of Kyle, Texas, General Obligation and Refunding Bonds, Series 2015, $42,525,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
  • City of Edinburg Local Government Finance Corporation Contract Revenue Bonds, Series 2015A and Taxable Series 2015B, $40,725,000 (underwriters’ counsel)
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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D.,

    cum laude

    , Duquesne University School of Law, 1977
  • M.A., Duquesne University, 1971
  • B.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Professional Affiliations
    • Board Member, North Texas Commission (2012-2017)
    • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
    • Member, State Bar of Texas, Administrative and Public Law Section
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association
    • Life Fellow, Dallas Bar Association Foundation
    • Member, Opportunity Dallas (1983)
    • Member, North Central Texas INTERLINK, Inc. Board of Directors (1988-1990)
Professional History
    • Partner, Locke Lord LLP
    • Law Clerk, Hon. Maurice B. Cohill, Jr., U.S.District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (1977-1979)