Sherman & Howard Among the Top Ten Bond and Disclosure Counsel Firms for New Municipal Issues in 2008
July 16, 2008
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. has placed among the top ten firms in the United States involved in Long Term Municipal New Issues for the categories of Bond Counsel, Competitive Sales; Bond Counsel, All Types; and Disclosure Counsel, according to the recent rankings released by Thomson Financial.
During the first half of 2008 the Firm acted as Bond Counsel, Competitive Sales on 14 deals, ranking 1st in the country (up from the Firm's 4th place ranking in the second quarter of 2007); as Bond Counsel, All Types on 58 deals, ranking 10th in the country (up from the Firm's 13th place ranking in the second quarter of 2007); and as Disclosure Counsel on 28 deals, ranking 6th in the country (up from the Firm's 10th place ranking in the second quarter of 2007).
Rankings and volume totals in Thomson Financial's standard league tables include all long-term municipal new issues, of which Thomson Financial was made aware, underwritten during the period from January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2008. The standard league tables are based upon a single set of globally consistent criteria, submission guidelines, transaction classifications, and eligibility rules, which allow for accurate analysis of transactions from around the world.
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The Sherman & Howard Public Finance Department, known in Nevada under the name Swendseid & Stern, is among the largest in Colorado and Nevada. The Firm 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.
Sherman & Howard L.L.C., established in 1892, is the oldest law firm in Denver. The Firm assists its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. More than 160 of the Firm's attorneys currently practice in offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, and Vail, Colorado; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona; and St. Louis, Missouri.