Public Finance

Phillips Murrah’s Public Finance Law Practice Group handles a broad spectrum of financial transactions that allow public entities to pay for the infrastructure that makes up the foundation of our society.

On behalf of our clients in Oklahoma and across the nation, our experienced attorneys act as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel and trustee’s counsel for issues of bonds on both a tax-exempt and taxable basis. These bonds include general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, refunding bonds, lease financings and industrial development bonds (IDBs).

We provide straight-forward, sound advice to clients in all phases of public finance transactions, including preparation of official statements, notices, and other disclosure documents, obtaining credit enhancement, bond insurance and bond ratings, validations, verification of bids and preparation of all other financing documents.

Phillips Murrah represents clients in a variety of bond financings involving:

  • State and local governments
  • Hospitals
  • Rural water districts
  • School districts
  • Colleges and universities
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit companies
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Phillips Murrah is a member of ALFA International, the global legal network. With 145 member firms across the globe (80 in the United States), ALFA International is the premier global network of independent law firms whose success is driven by broad, deep, local relationships all over the world. Click HERE for an informational video about ALFA International, or visit to learn more.