Tax-exempt bonds are issued for a wide variety of important public and private projects.
Bond counsel may be engaged to:
- Advise its client about the financing;
- Advocate its client's interests in the financing; and
- Render an objective legal opinion regarding the validity and binding effect of the bonds, the source of payment and security for the bonds, and the federal and state income tax treatment of interest on the bonds.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP has served as bond counsel in a variety of tax-exempt bond financings.