Butler Snow has been ranked the No. 1 bond counsel firm in Colorado for the first six months of the year by The Bond Buyer, a daily finance, investment and bond publication. The ranking was part of the publication’s Southwest Midyear Review – published in the Aug. 12 editions – which rated bond counsel firms, financial advisors, issuers and senior managers based on the total principal amount of bond transactions.
Butler Snow acted as bond counsel on $734.8 million of bonds issued by Colorado governments in the first six months of 2014. The Bond Buyer uses data compiled by Thomson Reuters to create its rankings
“We are very honored to be ranked at the top of The Bond Buyer’s ratings in Colorado,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “It reinforces our firm’s commitment to strengthening our Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets practice and delivering a higher level of service to our clients.”
The other firms in the Top 5 include Kutak Rock, Sherman & Howard, Norton Rose and Brownstein Hyatt.
“This recognition underscores our efforts of building a strong national public finance team that provides value and expertise on a variety of complex issues including bonds, tax credits, healthcare financing, economic development incentives, securities law and more.” said Dee P. Wisor, an attorney with Butler Snow’s Denver office.
Established in 1891, The Bond Buyer is published five days a week and reaches more than 40,000 municipal finance professionals, bond issuers, government officials, and investors. It provides readers news, analysis, and data regarding municipal finance that is unavailable in its comprehensive form in any other news outlet. Municipal finance professionals and government issuers have been relying onThe Bond Buyer as their choice for municipal bond information for more than 110 years.