Thomas is a member of Butler Snow’s business department and practices within the Public Finance, Tax Incentives, and Credit Markets Group with central focus on tax-exempt and taxable financings on behalf of local governments and school districts throughout Louisiana, in capacities of bond counsel and underwriter's counsel.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Louisiana: Middle, Eastern, Western
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts - Louisiana: Middle

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers®
    • Louisiana Rising Stars, 2012-2014
  • Assistant La. Supreme Court Bar Examiner for Code I of the Louisiana Bar Exam

Education & Honors

  • Southern University Law Center, J.D., 2003
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., Business Administration, cum laude, 1998

Experience

  • Mr. Hessburg has recently served as bond counsel in the following transactions:
    • $224,900,000 Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020B (Taxable) of the East Baton Rouge Sewerage Commission
    • $129,950,000 Revenue Bonds of the Parish of East Baton Rouge Capital Improvements District, Series 2019
    • $361,325,00 Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority, Subordinate Lien Refunding Bonds, Series 2020A (Taxable)
    • $182,080,000 Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority, Subordinate Lien Multi-Modal Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020B
    • $138,800,000 Taxable Utilities Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020 of the City of Alexandria, State of Louisiana
    • $100,000,000 General Obligation School Bonds, Series 2020 of the Parishwide School District of Ascension Parish, State of Louisiana