Public Finance

The Davis Brown Law Firm assists clients with all aspects of public financing for states, counties, municipalities, school districts, nonprofit organizations, including hospitals and educational institutions, and private entities, including both taxable and tax-exempt obligations. 


The firm has extensive experience as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel, bank counsel and borrower's counsel.  Davis Brown has been involved as bond counsel with many of the innovative financings in Iowa, including the cash flow borrowings undertaken by the State, the issuance of private college revenue bonds by the Iowa Higher Education Loan Authority, and the issuance of Underground Storage Tank Fund Revenue Bonds and Correctional Facility Revenue Bonds by the Iowa Finance Authority. 


The firm has also acted as underwriter's counsel on such diverse issues as the State's tobacco securitization, SRF program financing, I-Jobs Program, School Infrastructure Program, Vision Iowa Program and recreational facility bonds. The Davis Brown Law Firm takes pride in its creative approach to public finance.