Sherman & Howard/Swendseid & Stern Among Top U.S. Law Firms Advising on Recovery Bonds During First Half of 2010
July 27, 2010 - The law firm of Sherman & Howard/Swendseid & Stern* was among the leaders in U.S. law firms advising on bond offerings related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for the first half of 2010.
The firm ranked third in the nation as disclosure counsel on ARRA bond offerings, serving as counsel on 15 bond offerings with an aggregate value of more than $1.1 billion (7.1 percent of all ARRA bond offerings in the United States for the first half of 2010.) The firm ranked seventh in the nation as bond counsel on ARRA bond offerings, representing clients on 25 deals with an aggregate value of more than $1.4 billion (2.6 percent of all ARRA bond offerings in the U.S. for the first half of 2010.) The firm also ranked eighth in the nation as disclosure counsel on all long- and short-term bond offerings that closed during the first half of 2010. These rankings are based on the total par amount of all first half of 2010 bond offerings, according to the most recent rankings released by Thomson Reuters.
About Thomson Reuters' Rankings
Thomson Reuters' rankings and volume totals include all long-term municipal new issues underwritten during the period from January 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010 of which Thomson Reuters was made aware. Legal counsel received full credit, equal if joint, on each issue for which they provided legal services. To view complete criteria and league tables, visit Thomson Reuters online. For further questions about the rankings, contact Thomson Reuters' Lisett Rodriguez.
Sherman & Howard has been continuously listed in the "Municipal Bond Attorneys" section of The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace (The Red Book) since that publication first started listing municipal bond attorneys in about 1939. Established in 1892, Sherman & Howard is the oldest law firm in Denver. The Firm assists its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. Sherman & Howard's approximately 200 attorneys currently practice law from offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs and Vail, Colorado; Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and St. Louis, Missouri.
*Members of the Sherman & Howard Public Finance Department practice in Nevada under the name of Swendseid & Stern.