Finance Expert 513252

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the Finance industry as a municipal securities financial advisor, special consultant, investment banker (underwriter), and bond and securities lawyer and underwriter counsel. I am a recognized authority on public finance, and in particular, aspects of the municipal bond market relating to municipal securities law, municipal disclosure and due diligence, fiduciary duties, and roles and responsibilities of parties. I have served for more than three decades in the development of disclosure guidelines and due diligence procedures respecting state and local government securities. My municipal securities transactions experience includes the issuance of municipal bonds, notes, leases, certificates of participation and other municipal securities for many types of governmental issuers; workouts and forensic analysis of and litigation regarding defaulted municipal bonds and other troubled municipal securities issues; tender offers; and federal and state enforcement investigations. I have participated in the successful completion of billions of dollars of municipal finance and corporate finance transactions, including representations benefiting more than 150 governmental entities in approximately two-dozen states. I have worked with a substantial diversity of credit types in the market for municipal bond and other municipal securities, as well as numerous corporate credits. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
Ll.B. Harvard Law School
B.A. University of Houston