firm is fully capable of providing public finance
services as bond counsel, disclosure as well as
underwriters counsel. This includes issuance of
bond opinions, drafting bond and disclosure documents
as well as general assistance in connection with
bond issues. Harold Knowles who directs the firm’s
bond finance practice is listed in The Bond Buyer’s
Municipal Marketplace (“The Red Book”),
a compendium of nationally recognized bond attorneys.
Representative bond clients include Leon County,
Florida Board of County Commissioners, the Leon
County, Florida School District, the Tallahassee
– Leon County Blueprint 2000 Intergovernmental
Agency, the Leon County Educational Facilities Authority
and the Florida Correctional Privatization Commission.
The firm has been engaged in bond issuances ranging
from $1,000,000 to over $50,000,000, totaling
in the aggregate in excess of $975,000,000.