About Craig M. Scully

When state and local governments go to the bond market to finance public works projects, they bring Craig Scully with them. As chair of the Government and Public Finance group, Craig has more than 30 years of experience providing counsel on an array of tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions and has served as underwriters counsel, borrowers counsel, disclosure counsel and bond counsel to states, localities and government authorities throughout the United States on virtually every type of municipal security.

Legal counsel that helps build cities and states

Craig's counsel to his local and state government clients helps them literally put their new infrastructure projects on the map. His many finance transactions at the federal, state and municipal levels have included grant anticipation bonds, general obligation and revenue financings, energy savings contract financings, private placement and direct purchase transactions, multifamily housing, higher education including university financing, airport, highway and harbor financings, tax-supported debt, health care financings and municipal case transactions.

Clients also seek Craig's counsel when they want to finance facilities such as hospitals, highways, roads and mass transportation, airport facilities, public utilities, energy facilities and single- and multi-facility housing. He has additional experience financing college student and education savings bonds, convention centers, public-private projects and nonprofit corporations.

Craig's finance counsel extends to the initial planning process of debt issuance, contract negotiation and interacting with financial advisors and underwriters including figuring out how to finance.

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Practice Focus

  • Public finance
  • Tax-exempt and taxable transactions
  • Public private partnerships and infrastructure