Hartford, Conn., February 21, 2017 – Day Pitney LLP has once again been recognized as Connecticut's number one bond counsel firm by volume, serving as bond counsel on issues in Connecticut totaling approximately $1.7 billion in 2016, according to The Bond Buyer, a daily newspaper serving the municipal bond industry. For the past three years, the firm has topped the list for advising on issues totaling approximately $1.5 billion for each of 2015 and 2014, and $1.7 billion for 2013.
Day Pitney's municipal finance practice has represented 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 $327.4 million. The sale resulted in saving of $29.3 million in debt service cost over the life of the refinanced bonds.
The attorneys in the Day Pitney municipal finance team include Doug Gillette, Judith Blank, Namita Tripathi Shah, Rich Wasserman, Glenn Rybacki and Emily Kagan.