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Taft’s public finance attorneys have extensive experience in the major areas of tax-exempt and taxable financing. Members of the group have served as bond counsel, underwriter counsel, purchaser counsel, issuer counsel, credit enhancer counsel and borrower's counsel in virtually all types of tax-exempt and taxable public finance transactions, from traditional governmental general obligation and revenue bonds to third-party conduit bonds. In addition, Taft’s public finance attorneys have experience with federal tax, federal securities and state laws as they relate to tax-exempt financing.

Our attorneys also have significant experience in the public law area and with tax incentives available to promote economic development. We currently serve as special counsel relating to tax increment financing and economic development on projects throughout the Midwest. Taft attorneys also represent and have represented numerous private clients with accessing available local, state and federal tax incentives to promote development.

The firm has been listed in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Market Place (the “Redbook”) for over 30 years. Our legal opinions have been accepted and respected by issuers of bonds and underwriters of bonds in every case.

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Kimberly M. Copp
Public Finance & Economic Development Practice Contact
Chicago
(312) 836-4068
kcopp@taftlaw.com
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Chou-il Lee
Public Finance & Economic Development Practice Contact
Indianapolis
(317) 713-3519
clee@taftlaw.com
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Kostas A. Poulakidas
Public Finance & Economic Development Practice Contact
Chicago, Indianapolis
(312) 836-4149
kpoulakidas@taftlaw.com
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James D. Shanahan
Public Finance & Economic Development Practice Contact
Chicago, Indianapolis
(312) 836-4140
jdshanahan@taftlaw.com
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