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 three decades of experience and have participated in thousands of public finance transactions resulting in billions of dollars of bond and note issues.

Our Clients

We serve many different types of organizations, including:

  • Municipalities, counties and school districts
  • Municipal and regional authorities providing sewerage, water supply and waste disposal services
  • 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

All Types of Transactions

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, including:

  • 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

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.

Contact Us

For more information about our Public Finance practice, please contact Edward J. McManimon or Matthew D. Jessup at 973-622-1800.