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Balch & Bingham Receives Top Ranking for Bond Counsel in Alabama

Balch & Bingham LLP is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as the number one bond counsel firm in the state of Alabama according to The Bond Buyer’s 2015 Southeast Yearend Review. Based on data compiled by Thomson Reuters, the statistical review considers the volume of bond sales to identify the top five bond counsel, issuers, managers and financial advisors in the state. Balch’s Public Finance Practice Group served as bond counsel for a reported $1.143 billion in bond sales in 2015, accounting for approximately 30 percent of Alabama’s total bond sales for the year.

Balch’s Public Finance Practice Group is one of the oldest and largest public finance practices in the Southeast, and its work spans across the country with transactions in more than 30 states. The practice regularly represents clients as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, and bank counsel, as well as advising clients in tax compliance, tax controversy, and federal securities matters. Attorneys within the Public Finance Practice Group serve clients across numerous industries, and have deep experience in healthcare, single- and multi-family housing and non-profit 501(c)(3) entities such as museums, student housing, private schools and colleges.