Day Pitney Recognized as Top Bond Counsel in Connecticut for 2015
Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
June 23, 2016
Hartford, Conn., June 23, 2016 - Day Pitney LLP has once again been recognized as Connecticut's number one bond counsel firm by volume in 2015, serving as bond counsel on issues in Connecticut totaling more than $1.5 billion, according to The Bond Buyer, the only daily newspaper committed to serving the municipal bond industry. In 2014 and 2013 the firm also topped the list for advising on issues totaling more than $1.5 billion and $1.7 billion, respectively.
Day Pitney's municipal finance practice represents more than 100 agencies and governmental units as bond counsel in Connecticut, various state authorities, regional school districts, and towns and cities. In addition to bond counsel services, the municipal finance practice group represents other parties in bond transactions including conduit borrowers, underwriters, banks and bond trustees within Connecticut and throughout the region. The firm recently represented the State of Connecticut as lead bond and disclosure counsel in a general obligation refunding bond sale of $501.4 million. The sale resulted in saving of $75.5 million in debt service costs over the life of the refinanced bonds.
The Day Pitney team representing the State of Connecticut is led by Namita Tripathi Shah and includes Judith Blank, Doug Gillette, Glenn Rybacki, Susan Albert, Teri McGehan and Karen Ashe.
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