NEW YORK – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that Craig M. Scully has joined the Firm as partner in its Public Finance Practice. He will practice in Katten Muchin Rosenman’s New York office.

Prior to joining Katten Muchin Rosenman, Mr. Scully spent ten years as a partner in the New York office of Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Robbers LLP, which became Pillsbury Winthrop LLP as a result of a 2001 merger and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw & Pittman LLP after another merger in 2004.

"Craig’s more than 20 years of experience as a public finance lawyer in a wide array of tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions as bond counsel for state and local governments and authorities throughout the country, makes him an ideal addition to our practice," said Lewis Greenbaum, partner and chair of Katten Muchin Rosenman’s Public Finance Practice.

Mr. Scully's public finance experience extends to virtually all areas of tax-exempt and taxable public finance transactions, including federal and state grant anticipation bonds; general obligation and revenue financings; multifamily housing; higher education, including university financing; airport financings; tax supported debt; health care financings; and municipal case transactions. Additionally, he has handled financing for distressed facilities including hospitals; pool financings for general public services; transportation, including highways, roads and mass transportation; public utilities; energy; education; single and multi-facility housing; college student and education savings bonds; convention centers; public-private projects and nonprofit corporation financings. Mr. Scully is also experienced in financing and contractual negotiations for a variety of state and local governments and authorities in the initial planning process of debt issuance, interfacing with financial advisors and underwriters and structuring the offering.

Mr. Scully received his bachelor’s degree from Marquette University in 1978, and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from New York Law School in 1981.