Watkins & Eager represents public entities, business entities and lenders in a wide range of public finance transactions.  We are experienced in both tax-exempt and taxable bond financings and have served as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, tax counsel, underwriter’s counsel, lender’s counsel, trustee’s counsel, letter of credit bank counsel, and borrower’s counsel.  Our lawyers have represented various governmental entities in small and large bond issuances, including federal agencies, state agencies, counties, cities, towns, hospitals and other healthcare entities, public schools, universities, community colleges, economic development districts, utility districts, and other specially-created districts.  We have also handled complex defaulted bond issues in work-out negotiations and in bankruptcy proceedings.  Our public finance practice also incorporates other areas of firm representation, including government relations, regulatory compliance, and economic development incentives.

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