Practice Areas
  • Joseph P. Baumann, Jr.
  • Nicholas A. Concilio
  • Kevin M. Fenstemaker
  • Matthew D. Jessup
  • Sandra Jessup
  • Andrea L. Kahn
  • Christopher B. Langhart
  • Bakari G. Lee
  • Frances Ciesla McManimon
  • Kevin P. McManimon
  • Edward J. McManimon, III
  • Leah Sandbank
  • Glenn F. Scotland

Public Finance


McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC is one of the leading firms in the nation in the area of public finance. Our firm consistently ranks first in the State of New Jersey in volume of bond issues, number of bond issues, or both, by Thompson Reuters. The firm’s public finance lawyers possess over four decades of experience and have participated in thousands of public finance transactions resulting in billions of dollars of bond and note issues.  McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC lawyers have participated in public finance transactions for all types of public infrastructure projects, ranging from schools to roads to stadiums. Additionally, the firm has experience with every type of public financing transaction.  McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC’s public finance practice does not stop at issuance of bonds or notes. Our attorneys provide clients with expert post-issuance advice and counsel on matters including arbitrage and rebate compliance, investment of proceeds, secondary market disclosure, IRS audits and payment and non-payment related defaults.

Who We Serve

  • Municipalities, Counties and School Districts
  • Municipal Authorities and Regional Authorities
  • Improvement Authorities, Housing Authorities, Redevelopment Agencies and Parking Authorities
  • State of New Jersey  and State agencies
  • Investment banks
  • Trustee banks
  • Letter of credit banks
  • Non-profit and other corporations

Our Services

  • General Obligation Bonds
  • Revenue Bonds
  • Notes
  • Current, advance and forward refunding
  • Certificates of Participation
  • Redevelopment Area Bonds
  • Clean Renewable Energy Bonds
  • Build America Bonds
  • Swaps and other financial derivatives
  • Post-issuance Advice

Contact Us

For more information about our Public Finance practice, please contact Edward J. McManimon at or 973-622-5028 or Matthew D. Jessup at or 973-622-4850.



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