Jerry G. Peterson

Jerry G.

Peterson

Overview

Jerry has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in numerous financings in 25 states and in the District of Columbia.

Experience

  • Served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, bank counsel, borrower's counsel, and issuer's counsel in traditional governmental issues and in conduit financings.
  • Participated in bond transactions in 25 states plus the District of Columbia.
  • Experience in financing hospitals and other types of health care facilities, continuing care retirement communities and other types of senior housing, higher education facilities, multifamily housing projects, and economic development projects.
  • Bond counsel or underwriter's counsel in connection with bond issues to finance acute care hospitals in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.
  • Bond counsel in connection with approximately $348,445,000 of revenue bonds to finance a proton therapy facility located in Atlanta, Georgia that is operated by Emory Healthcare’s Winship Cancer Institute. 
  • Bond counsel or underwriter's counsel in connection with over $1 billion of bond issues to finance continuing care retirement communities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • Bond counsel or underwriter's counsel in connection with over $1 billion of bond issues to finance student housing, dining, parking, athletic, and other university facilities in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Vermont.
  • Bond counsel or underwriter’s counsel in connection with bond issues to finance skilled nursing or assisted living facilities in numerous states, including Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
  • Bond counsel in connection with $200,570,000 of bonds issued by three issuers to finance senior living facilities located in three states sold in a composite offering, along with corporate bonds issued simultaneously.
  • Borrower's counsel in connection with bond issues to finance affordable housing, retirement, and educational facilities.
  • Underwriter's counsel in connection with bond issues to finance charter schools in Arizona and North Carolina.
  • Underwriter’s counsel in connection with a $178,925,000 bond issue to finance a resort hotel and conference center in Georgia.
  • Underwriter’s counsel in connection with a $91,350,000 taxable 144A bond issue to finance and refinance healthcare facilities in six states.
  • Letter of credit bank counsel with bond issues to finance student housing and other university facilities, continuing care retirement communities, facilities of non-profit organizations, and government facilities.
  • Letter of credit bank counsel and underwriter’s counsel in connection with financing for a major U.S. airport.
  • Bank counsel in connection with lines of credit issued to healthcare organizations.
  • Counsel to offerors and tender agents in tender offers for outstanding revenue bonds.
  • Primary counsel to a large transportation company in connection with its initial public offering and subsequent subordinated note offering.

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 1979-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Lawyer of the Year, Public Finance (Atlanta), 2022, 2024
    • Public Finance Law, 2019-2024
  • Georgia Trend
    • Legal Elite, 2021

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1969

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1968
  • Wheaton College, A.B., Business and Economics, 1964

Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • Panelist, Bond Attorney’s Workshop, National Association of Bond Lawyers. 

Jerry G.

Peterson

Overview

Jerry has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in numerous financings in 25 states and in the District of Columbia.

Experience

  • Served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, bank counsel, borrower's counsel, and issuer's counsel in traditional governmental issues and in conduit financings.
  • Participated in bond transactions in 25 states plus the District of Columbia.
  • Experience in financing hospitals and other types of health care facilities, continuing care retirement communities and other types of senior housing, higher education facilities, multifamily housing projects, and economic development projects.
  • Bond counsel or underwriter's counsel in connection with bond issues to finance acute care hospitals in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.
  • Bond counsel in connection with approximately $348,445,000 of revenue bonds to finance a proton therapy facility located in Atlanta, Georgia that is operated by Emory Healthcare’s Winship Cancer Institute. 
  • Bond counsel or underwriter's counsel in connection with over $1 billion of bond issues to finance continuing care retirement communities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • Bond counsel or underwriter's counsel in connection with over $1 billion of bond issues to finance student housing, dining, parking, athletic, and other university facilities in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Vermont.
  • Bond counsel or underwriter’s counsel in connection with bond issues to finance skilled nursing or assisted living facilities in numerous states, including Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
  • Bond counsel in connection with $200,570,000 of bonds issued by three issuers to finance senior living facilities located in three states sold in a composite offering, along with corporate bonds issued simultaneously.
  • Borrower's counsel in connection with bond issues to finance affordable housing, retirement, and educational facilities.
  • Underwriter's counsel in connection with bond issues to finance charter schools in Arizona and North Carolina.
  • Underwriter’s counsel in connection with a $178,925,000 bond issue to finance a resort hotel and conference center in Georgia.
  • Underwriter’s counsel in connection with a $91,350,000 taxable 144A bond issue to finance and refinance healthcare facilities in six states.
  • Letter of credit bank counsel with bond issues to finance student housing and other university facilities, continuing care retirement communities, facilities of non-profit organizations, and government facilities.
  • Letter of credit bank counsel and underwriter’s counsel in connection with financing for a major U.S. airport.
  • Bank counsel in connection with lines of credit issued to healthcare organizations.
  • Counsel to offerors and tender agents in tender offers for outstanding revenue bonds.
  • Primary counsel to a large transportation company in connection with its initial public offering and subsequent subordinated note offering.

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 1979-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Lawyer of the Year, Public Finance (Atlanta), 2022, 2024
    • Public Finance Law, 2019-2024
  • Georgia Trend
    • Legal Elite, 2021

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1969

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1968
  • Wheaton College, A.B., Business and Economics, 1964

Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • Panelist, Bond Attorney’s Workshop, National Association of Bond Lawyers.