George Rodriguez focuses his practice on public debt offerings and business transactions involving the healthcare industry, single- and multi-family housing and Texas state agencies and universities.
He serves as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel and trustee’s counsel in connection with public offerings of tax-exempt bonds in conduit financings for the benefit of nonprofit healthcare organizations, as well as financings by housing finance corporations and Texas state agencies. George has also advised clients on federal income tax matters with respect to tax-exempt bonds, corporate and securities laws, interest rate swaps, and fiduciary obligations of indenture trustees.
Recent Notable Matters
City of Dallas Housing Finance Corporation — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $24.415 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Gateway Oak Cliff), Series 2021A; $5.585 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Gateway Oak Cliff), Series 2021B; $50 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (The Ridge at Lancaster), Series 2021; $30 million Multifamily Tax-Exempt Bonds (M-Tems) (Westmoreland Station), Series 2021; and $6 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Midpark Towers), Series 2021
Texas Veterans' Land Board — bond counsel in restructuring majority of variable rate debt from demand obligations to direct purchase obligations
The University of Texas System — special counsel in negotiation of interest rate swap documentation and transactions
CHRISTUS Health — bond counsel in refunding of debt of healthcare entity becoming member of obligated group
UMB Bank, N.A. — trustee’s counsel in numerous tax-exempt senior living bond issues
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs — negotiation of a line of credit to provide source of funds for home mortgage loan program
Publications and Speeches
"Eyes Wide Open: Beyond the Private Activity Bond," Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies 2023 Annual Conference, October 19, 2023