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About Sarah

Sarah Tahir represents Texas counties, cities, independent school districts, housing and tollway authorities, investment banks and related entities on public finance matters, including as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, issuer's counsel and underwriter’s counsel.

During law school, Sarah was a legal intern at the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, in Washington, D.C.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $135.755 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2019

Harris County, Texas — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $90.255 million Toll Road Senior Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2019A

Mesquite Independent School District — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $84.74 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2019

Birdville Independent School District — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $62.81 million School Building Bonds, Series 2020

City of Cleburne, Texas — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $41 million Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Bonds, Series 2019

City of League City, Texas — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $35.615 million General Obligation Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2019

Publications and Speeches

"Spotlight on Public Finance: Cybersecurity and Climate Change: Considerations for Municipal Issuers," Bracewell Newsletter, Fall 2019.

Credentials

Education

Arizona State University,
J.D.
2016
Oslo Metropolitan University,
B.A.
2012

Bar Admissions

Texas

Languages

Norwegian (fluent)
Swahili (fluent)

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
American Bar Association
Texas Women in Public Finance