McGuireWoods Receives Top Ranking as Bond Counsel in Southeast Region

February 18, 2009

McGuireWoods LLP announced today that the firm has been ranked the top bond counsel firm in Virginia according to the Feb. 13, 2009 edition of The Bond Buyer. This is the third time in the past four years the firm has achieved the top ranking. McGuireWoods was also ranked third in the Southeast region of the United States for the volume of bonds issued by public finance clients.

McGuireWoods’ public finance practice consists of approximately 35 lawyers in Richmond, Baltimore, New York, Tysons Corner, Charlotte, Chicago, and Washington D.C., and provides bond counsel services to a variety of state and local government issuers, health care providers, higher education institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

“Our public finance lawyers are committed to providing unparalleled service, and our clients have apparently recognized the quality of that service by engaging us to assist them on more tax-exempt financings that any other firm in Virginia and (with two exceptions) in the entire Southeast,” said David Richardson, a partner with the firm and Chair of the firm’s public finance practice. “We are proud to have been publicly recognized as one of the leading bond counsel firms in the country.”

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