Alston & Bird, LLP
Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm whose core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate, and tax. The firm has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on Fortune magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 19 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States.
Our experienced group of public finance attorneys has a proven track record of efficiently handling all types of transactions, from the largest to the smallest. We have comprehensive experience, handling 220 transactions totaling more than $20 billion within the last five years, by leveraging our top-tier complementary practices in key industries such as health care, housing, manufacturing, energy, utilities, higher education, student housing, and financial institutions. We work with a broad spectrum of government entities seeking both tax-exempt and taxable financing.
We provide comprehensive, Georgia based, counseling to local and state governments and businesses providing or seeking federal, state, and local tax credits or other economic incentives in connection with capital investments. We serve as the general counsel for the Gas Authority and Electric Cities of Georgia, counsel to MEAG Power, and many other public and private utility providers, particularly in the southeastern United States. Our economic development team includes attorneys with backgrounds in public finance, state and local tax, real estate, and land use and regulation.