Public Finance Law

As communities look for funding partners on everything from stadiums to affordable housing, public finance is growing in importance, popularity—and complexity.

Whether you’re a public entity, the driving force behind a development or an investor trying to determine if a project fits your or your clients’ investment needs, we have the knowledge and experience to successfully negotiate a wide range of public finance project terms.

Hurtado Zimmerman SC has served as bond counsel, co-bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and borrower’s counsel for a range of public and private entities.

Our clients include: developers (public and private), municipal and state governments and governmental agencies, engineering firms, contractors, architects and lenders.

Rely on us to:

  • Negotiate and document project financing terms
  • Secure letters of credit
  • Prepare applications for private and federal grant/loan programs (including HUD)
  • Analyze funding options and secure/restructure public and private financing
  • Draft resolutions for public review
  • Present projects to public bodies to secure bond resolution approval
  • Prepare and negotiate mortgages, UCC filings and other security mechanisms
  • Ensure compliance with bond requirements
  • Issue legal opinions related to issuance underwriting

Project types:

  • General obligation bonds—with and without full faith and credit and bonding backstops
  • Revenue and refunding revenue bonds and notes
  • Commercial paper and short-term issuances
  • School/sewer revenue anticipation notes
  • Industrial
  • Private school bonds
  • Tax increment financing
  • Economic development and multiple tranche loan packages
  • American Recovery Act funding