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Butler Snow Public Finance Team Climbs National Bond Counsel Rankings

Refinitiv, a world-leading provider of financial news content, insights and analytics, has recognized Butler Snow LLP among the nation’s top firms for public finance in its recent Municipal’s US Lawyers & Trustees 2021 Review.

Butler Snow is pleased to be nationally ranked in the Top 15 in 7 of the 14 categories, showcasing a consistent climb in rankings each year.

Green Bond Counsel: 2nd (previously 24th)

Private Bond Counsel: 2nd (previously 9th)

Bond Counsel: 13th (previously 21st)

Long & Short-Term Bond Counsel: 13th (previously 21st)

Negotiated Bond Counsel: 13th (previously 20th)

Disclosure Counsel: 14th (previously 16th)

Long & Short-Term Disclosure Counsel: 14th (previously 16th)

Butler Snow offers a comprehensive and diverse public finance practice ranging from all forms of state and municipal bonds and obligations to the full complement of techniques available to finance or refinance a wide array of projects. The group, which is comprised of more than 50 attorneys, works collaboratively to find innovative financing solutions to support governmental, healthcare, industrial/economic development, public-private partnerships, exempt facilities, utilities, public and private educational institutions, housing and other developments and nonprofit institutions. Butler Snow’s attorneys play several roles in public finance as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter counsel and more, making bond financing an integral practice to the firm’s clients.

“Communities across the nation benefit from the projects these rankings represent, and we are privileged to work alongside our clients in making a difference,” said Christopher R. Maddux, Chair of Butler Snow LLP. “Our Public Finance team members are committed to accomplishing great results, and these latest results showcase that dedication and service.”

See below for Bond Counsel Rankings Summary for Butler Snow Regions and States:

Southwest Region: 5th – $2.6 billion volume

Southeast Region: 6th – $1.6 billion volume

1st in Mississippi – $606.5 million volume

1st in Colorado – $2.6 billion volume

2nd in Louisiana – $521.9 million volume

4th in Georgia – $156.8 million volume

5th in Alabama – $143.7 million volume

Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries. Published by The Bond Buyer, Refinitiv based its rankings and volume totals on a variety of self-reported statistics. The rankings signify how active firms are in the public finance space and provide a listing of the busiest public finance firms in the country from Jan. 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021.