Phil Faccenda, managing partner of the South Bend office, advises on the full array of municipal finance and corporate transactions. Clients and colleagues alike appreciate Phil’s dedication to their legal needs, conscientious responsiveness and resolute focus on client goals.
Phil regularly counsels and assists clients in financing transactions and general corporate matters. He also serves as bond counsel in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt financings, including transactions for local government capital projects, non-profit facilities, school corporation capital projects, economic development and redevelopment projects, and manufacturing facilities. In addition, he has acted as counsel to underwriters in similar types of financings, as well as represented governmental units and for-profit and not-for-profit entities in economic development and related public/private projects.
Principled, easy to work with and affable, Phil is a counselor who cares deeply about the clients he serves and the quality of work he produces. As municipal finance is among the most complex and specialized disciplines in the law, Phil’s intelligence, coupled with his natural people skills in negotiating and closing such transactions, is a value-add to those he serves.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, Indiana State Bar Association
Member, St. Joseph County Bar Association
Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
Board of directors, South Bend Regional Chamber
Former board member, Notre Dame Law Association
Former member, South Bend Heritage Foundation
Former board member, Friends of the Snite Museum of Art
Former board member, Downtown South Bend
The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2020; Lawyer of the Year, 2012, 2016, 2018 and 2019