Public Finance and Corporate Trust

For more than 50 years, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite attorneys have maintained an active practice in Public Finance and Corporate Trust, representing corporate fiduciaries and practicing in all areas of public finance.

Public Finance

Our lawyers have served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, issuer's counsel, project user's counsel, and letter of credit bank counsel. We also have represented banks and other institutions in the purchasing of bonds for their own accounts. Our experience includes: 

  • Public and private debt offerings 
  • Single-family housing and home improvement programs
  • Multi-family housing projects
  • Loan-to-lender programs
  • Life care and senior living facility financings
  • Health care facility financings 
  • Pollution control facility financings
  • Industrial and manufacturing facility financings
  • Public works facility financings 
  • Audits
  • Dealing with the Securities and Exchange Commission investigations

We are listed in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace publication commonly known as the "Red Book."

Corporate Trust

Our lawyers have represented numerous banks serving as indenture or master trustees in tax-exempt and qualified trust indenture taxable financings. We have represented corporate fiduciaries in their capacities as paying agents and bond registrars and assisted them with structuring and implementing the myriad of financing plans used in public debt offerings.

Post-Issuance Representation

Our clients rely on us to assist them in their post-issuance matters, including adopting post-issuance compliance procedures, complying with their post-issuance reporting requirements, and assisting them in remedial action through the IRS' Voluntary Closing Agreement Program (VCAP).

In addition, we bring our extensive experience to help indenture trustees and other clients with troubled bond issues, including restructuring debt, enforcing rights under the bond documents and navigating through bankruptcy proceedings.


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