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Bracewell’s experience and size, combined with our innovative solutions and broad understanding of public finance law, provides a unique package that allows clients to receive a fully integrated, inventive solution for each transaction. Our clients are issuers, underwriters, trustees, third party credit providers and borrowers who hire us to help them issue traditional fixed rate bonds or variable rate debt and develop commercial paper programs. The tax attorneys on our team structure finance options for our clients and represent clients in post-issuance compliance matters and IRS examinations. We partner with clients on complex, conduit transactions involving housing, industrial development, hospitals and other health care facilities, higher education, not-for-profit organizations, waste disposal facilities, airports and state agencies. We provide full service bond counsel in all aspects of public and private offerings of debt securities by state and local governments, non-profits and for profit entities, and other public and quasi-public institutions.

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Mission Economic Development Corporation — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $336.430 million Senior Lien Revenue Bonds (Natgasoline Project) Series 2018; $50 million Mission Economic Development Corporation Senior Lien Revenue Bonds (Natgasoline Project), Series 2016A; and $202.885 million Mission Economic Development Corporation Senior Lien Revenue Bonds (Natgasoline Project), Series 2016B

Presbyterian Village Northbond counsel in connection with the issuance of $91.860 million Series 2018 bonds

City of Arlington, Texas bond counsel to issuer in connection with $171.095 million Subordinate Lien Special Tax Revenue Bonds; $28.250 million Subordinate Lien Special Tax Revenue Bonds; and $266.080 million Senior Lien Special Tax Revenue Bonds

Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $68.785 million of Senior Lien Revenue and Refunding Put Bonds, Series 2015B and $298.79 million of Senior Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2015A

Texas Health Resources — bond counsel and disclosure counsel to issuer in connection with $710 million Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Texas Health System Revenue Bonds Series 2016A

City of Houston Airport System — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $90 million Special Facilities Revenue Bonds (United Airlines, Inc. Technical Operations Center Project), Series 2018 (AMT) and $46.4 million City of Houston Airport System Special Facilities Revenue Bonds, (United Airlines, Inc. Airport Improvement Projects), Series 2018C (AMT)

Fort Bend Independent School District — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $45 million Variable Rate Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2017C (Green Bonds); $50 million Variable Rate Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2017D (Green Bonds); and $91.110 million Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2017E

Bexar County, Texas bond counsel to issuer in connection with $384.715 million Limited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2017 and $28.140 million Flood Control Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2017

Board of Regents of The University of Texas System bond counsel to issuer in connection with $100 million Permanent University Fund Commercial Paper Notes, Series A [2017]; $302.640 million Permanent University Fund Bonds, Taxable Series 2017A; $25 million Permanent University Fund Taxable Commercial Paper Notes, Series B [2017]; $50 million Permanent University Fund Taxable Commercial Paper Notes, Series B [2017]; $50 million Permanent University Fund Taxable Commercial Paper Notes, Series B  [2017]; and $50 million Permanent University Fund Taxable Commercial Paper Notes, Series B [2017]

Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Texas — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $50 million of Alamito Public Facilities Corporation Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 2016 (HACEP RAD Conversion Program Phase III-A Project)

City of Dallas, Texas bond counsel to issuer in connection with $301.960 million General Obligation Refunding & Improvement Bonds, Series 2017

Travis County, Texas bond counsel to issuer in connection with $44.775 million Certificates of Obligation, Series 2018; $16.460 million Unlimited Tax Road Bonds, Series 2018; and $38.465 Permanent Improvement Bonds, Series 2018 (Limited Tax)

CHRISTUS Health — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $117.199 million Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Revenue Bonds (CHRISTUS Health) Series 2016A, 2016B, 2016C & 2016D

Midtown Redevelopment Authority — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $53.21 million Tax Increment Contract Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2017 and 2015

City of Houston — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $1 billion Texas Pension Obligation Bonds, Series 2017

Highland Park Independent School District — bond counsel to issuer in connection with the issuance of $122.050 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2018 and $206.660 million Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2016

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $50 million Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Vista on Gessner), Series 2018

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $62.5 million Variable Rate Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2017A-1; $61.715 million Variable Rate Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2017A-2; and $60.510 million Variable Rate Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2017A-3

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $280.43 million of Joint Revenue Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2016A

Port of Houston Authority — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $300 million of Senior Lien Flexible Rate Revolving Note Program

Rice University — bond counsel to issuer in connection with $700 million of Taxable Bonds, Series 2015

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