Golden Holley James has developed a strong public finance resume. GHJ has been involved with some of the most sophisticated municipal financings in the country. We have represented all categories of clients — including issuers, investment bankers, bond purchasers, conventional lenders, developers and equity investors — in a broad range of sectors — including affordable housing, educational facilities, health care facilities, infrastructure, public private partnership infrastructure and aviation facilities.

GHJ has experience with all types of tax-backed and revenue bonds, including:

  • Publicly marketed and privately placed bonds
  • Fixed rate, variable rate demand and multi-modal bonds
  • Structured securities involving third party credit support
  • Financings secured solely by real estate or other collateral

Our clients include:

States, Counties and Municipalities

  • State of Illinois
  • State of Georgia
  • Fulton County, Georgia
  • City of Atlanta, Georgia
  • City of Savannah, Georgia
  • City of Chicago, Illinois

Housing and Redevelopment Authorities

  • New York Housing Finance Authority
  • Chicago Housing Authority
  • Downtown Savannah, Georgia Development Authority
  • Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia
  • Florida Housing Finance Agency
  • Housing Finance Authority of Dade County, Florida
  • Dade County Industrial Finance Authority
  • Urban Residential Finance Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Housing Finance Authority of Miami-Dade County, Florida

Education and Healthcare Authorities

  • Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
  • Hospital Authority of the City of Savannah, Georgia

Transportation Authorities

  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York)
  • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Water and Wastewater Facilities Authorities

  • New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Golden Holley James is listed in the Municipal Bond Attorneys section of The Bond Buyer’s “Municipal Marketplace” (also known as “The Red Book”), and our attorneys are members of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL).