Troy focuses his practice on municipal bonds, public finance, economic development incentives, and government relations.  He has represented cities, counties, community colleges, universities and other organizations across Mississippi.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2003
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Government Finance, 2016-2017
    • Mid-South Rising Stars, Government Finance, 2012-2013
  • General Counsel, Mississippi Municipal League (MML)
  • Leadership Mississippi, Class 2013

Education & Honors

  • Mississippi College, J.D., 2003
    • Moot Court Board
    • American Jurisprudence Award, Judicial Administration
  • University of Southern Mississippi, M.B.A., 1997
  • University of Southern Mississippi, B.A., Polymer Science, 1995

Experience

  • $3,380,000 Yazoo County, Mississippi, General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2010.
  • $6,020,000 City of Laurel, Mississippi, General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2010.
  • $49,900,000 S.M. Educational Building Corporation Revenue Bonds, Series 2009 (Campus Facilities Improvements Project).
  • $5,700,000 Rankin County School District, Rankin County, Mississippi, General Obligation Limited - Tax Notes, Series 2009.
  • $1,216,200 City of Ellisville, Mississippi, Combined Water & Sewer Rural Development Revenue Bond, Series 2008.
  • $343,000 City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, Tax Increment Financing Bonds, Series 2008A (Cypress Centre Marketplace, LLC Project).
  • $90,000,000 MBFC Taxable Revenue Bond, Series 2008 (Caledonia Energy Partners, LLC Project).
  • $10,800,000 MBFC Variable Rate Demand Revenue Gulf Opportunity Zone Bonds, Series 2006 (600 Concourse, LLC Project).
  • Underwriter’s Counsel for $15,520,000 Certificates of Participation, Series 2009 (The University of Southern Mississippi Parking Facilities Construction Project).
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Presenter, “Issuing Bonds – The Rules,” CDFA Digital Training Institute, June 2020.
  • Presenter, “Basic Municipal Finance,” Mississippi Municipal League Certified Municipal Officer Program, 2017-2020.
  • Presenter, “School Bond Financings with Tax Credits,” East Mississippi Center for Educational Development, April 2019.
  • Presenter, “2019 Legal Update,” Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys CLE, January 2019. 
  • Presenter, “Tools for Redevelopment,” Mississippi Municipal League, June 2018.
  • Panelist, “Municipal Finance Opportunities,” Mississippi City Clerk Certification Program, 2012, 2018.
  • Panelist, “Public Private Partnerships (P3s): Nuts and Bolts,” 86th Annual Conference, Mississippi Municipal League, July 25, 2017.
  • Panelist, “After the Bond Closing: Keeping the SEC and IRS Away,” Mississippi Municipal League, June 2014. 
  • Presenter, "Annual Disclosure Filing Requirements Related to Bond Issues," Mississippi Municipal League Summer Convention (June 2011).
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