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William Curtis Gwathney III

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-3446
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Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    J.D., 2001, John M. Olin Scholar
  • University of Virginia
    M.A. Economics, 1995
  • Auburn University
    B.S.B.A. Economics, 1993, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2001
About Curt
Right up there with the top lawyers we like to deal with.

- Chambers USA

Q&A
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I regularly represent local boards of education, universities, utility boards, city, county and state governments, and a number of public corporations that provide services involving housing, healthcare, and water and sewer infrastructure among others.

  • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?
MORE ABOUT Curt
  • Bond counsel to state of Alabama: Served as bond counsel to the state for the issuance of its $98,500,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016-A and $26,695,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016-B. (2016)
  • Bond counsel to the Alabama Public Health Care Authority: Served as bond counsel for the issuance of the authority's $22,335,000 Lease Revenue Bonds (Department of Public Health Facilities), Series 2016 (2016).
  • Bond counsel to Troy University: Served as bond counsel to the university for the issuance of its $41,570,000 Facilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2015-A. (2015)
  • Bond counsel to Alabama Federal Aid Highway Finance Authority: Served as bond counsel to the authority for the issuance of its $533,175,000 Special Obligation Revenue Bonds, Series 2015. (2015)
  • Disclosure counsel to Alabama Drinking Water Finance Authority: Served as disclosure counsel to the authority for the issuance of its $15,720,000 Revolving Fund Loan Refunding Bonds, Series 2015-A. (2015)
  • Bond counsel to Alabama Public School and College Authority: Served as bond counsel to Alabama Public School and College Authority for the issuance of its $33,635,000 Capital Improvement Refunding Bonds, Series 2015-A, $47,610,000 Capital Improvement Pool Refunding Bonds, Series 2015-B, and Capital Improvement Pool Bonds, Series 2015-C. (2015)
  • Bond counsel to the city of Birmingham, Alabama: Served as bond counsel to the city for the issuance of its $44,980,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2014-A, $40,610,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2014-B, $16,040,000 Taxable General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2014-C and $12,120,000 Taxable General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2014-D. (2014)
  • Bond counsel to Jefferson County, Alabama: Served as bond counsel to the county for the issuance of its $105,000,000 General Obligation Warrants, Series 2013 A-D. (2013)
  • Bond counsel to Alabama Housing Finance Authority: Served as bond counsel to the authority for the issuance of its $75,000,000 Taxable Collateralized Mortgage Revenue Bond, Series 2012-A. (2012)
  • Bond Counsel to Alabama Public School and College Authority: Served as bond counsel to the authority for the issuance of its $51,270,000 Capital Improvement Pool QZAB Bonds, Series 2011-A. (2011)
    Education
    • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2001, John M. Olin Scholar
    • University of Virginia, M.A. Economics, 1995
    • Auburn University, B.S.B.A. Economics, 1993, summa cum laude
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 2001
    Professional Affiliations
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers
    Awards & Accolades
    • Chambers USA, Public Finance, Recognised Practitioner
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2013 - Present