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Andy Prihoda counsels governmental entities on state and local government finance matters, including public finance, infrastructure development, and public private partnerships (PPP). He serves as bond counsel to state and local issuers, as well as underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, borrower’s counsel, and bank counsel. Andy also assists governmental entities in matters involving the investment of public funds, state legislation, and other public law matters. 

Prior to private practice, Andy served as deputy chief of the Public Finance Division in the Office of the Texas Attorney General. In this role, he coordinated Division rulemaking efforts, and functioned as a liaison between the Division and other state agencies. He also frequently testified before and served as a resource to  the Texas Legislature regarding a variety of public finance-related topics.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

State of Texas — disclosure counsel in connection with $8 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, Series 2019 and $7.2 billion Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, Series 2018

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs — bond counsel in connection with $165.325 million Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds; $28.1 million Multifamily Note (Ventura at Hickory Tree Apartments) Series 2019; $166.35 million 2019 Residential Mortgage Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A; $450 million Mortgage Credit Certificates - Program 92 [2019]; $12.5 million Multifamily Tax-Exempt Bonds (M-TEMS) (Park Yellowstone), Series 2019; $10 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (McMullen Square), Series 2019; $1.9 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Pass-through - Northgate Village) Series 2019; $14 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Lago de Plata), Series 2019; $2.88 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Park Yellowstone), Series 2019; $500 million Mortgage Credit Certificates - Program 90 [2018]; $20 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Forestwood) Series 2018A and 2018B; $20 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Related RD Portfolio), Series 2018; and $36.01 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Riverside Townhomes and Oaks on Lamar), Series 2018

Round Rock Independent School District — bond counsel in connection with $347.59 million Unlimited Tax School Building and Refunding Bonds, Series 2019A; $53.77 million Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2019B; $158.905 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2019; and $60.935 million Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2018

Travis County, Texas — bond counsel and disclosure counsel in connection with $273.025 million Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019; $111.64 million Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019B (Limited Tax); $25.84 million Permanent Improvement Bonds, Series 2019 (Limited Tax); and $14.405 million Unlimited Tax Road Bonds, Series 2019

Houston Housing Finance Corporation — bond counsel in connection with $12 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Anna Dupree Terrace), Series 2018

Harris County Housing Finance Corporation — bond counsel in connection with $23.079 million Multifamily Tax-Exempt Bonds, M-TEMS (The Vireo), Series 2018 FN

Presbyterian Village North — borrower's counsel in connection with the issuance of $91.860 million Series 2018 bonds

Nueces County, Texas — bond counsel in connection with $43.76 million Limited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2019

Lee College District — bond counsel in connection with $10.32 million New Revenue Financing System Bonds, Series 2018

Corpus Christi Independent School District — bond counsel in connection with $73.27 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2018

City of Bay City, Texas — bond counsel in connection with $1.285 million Tax Notes, Series 2018

Leander Independent School District —  bond counsel in connection with $57.315 million Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2018A

Snook Independent School District — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $7.35 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2018

Florence Independent School District — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $6.92 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2019

Publications and Speeches

“A New Proposition: Bond Elections Following the 86th Legislative Session,” Texas Association of School Business Officials Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, March 4-6, 2020.

Credentials

Education

Loyola University New Orleans School of Law,
J.D.
2011
cum laude
University of Houston-Clear Lake,
Certificate in Mediation
2004
Texas A&M University,
Bachelor of Arts
2003
cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

National Association of Bond Lawyers
Austin Bar Association
Austin Young Lawyers Association
Texas A&M Association of Former Students
Capital City A&M Club
Texas Aggie Bar Association

News

Insights

Insights

Spotlight on Public Finance, Fall 2020

Featured Articles: The Impact of 2020 on the 2021 Legislative Session; Revisiting Force Majeure and Other Contractual Considerations Amid COVID-19