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Kenneth W. Bond has nearly 40 years of experience as transaction counsel involving infrastructure and project finance including economic and industrial development, public utility, privatization of public facilities and public purpose facilities. He represents and advises public sector issuers, corporations and financial institutions in the areas of public funds and public debt management, public sector energy projects and policy, and the development of financial services products.

Mr. Bond is a member of the firm’s public finance and financial services practices. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Municipal Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is a member of the Council of the State and Local Government Law Section of the American Bar Association, having served as chair of the Public Finance Committee from 2006 to 2011.  He has served The Municipal Forum of New York, Inc. as a governor since 1991 and as secretary from 1993 to 2010. He is a trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission and co-chair of its Committee on State Fiscal Reform.

Mr. Bond is an adjunct professor of state and local government finance law at Albany Law School and serves on the advisory board of the Government Law Center of Albany Law School. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel.  He is an editor of State and Local Government Law in a Federal System (8th ed., Mandelker, et al, LEXUS/NEXIS).

Representative Experience
  • Serving as counsel to municipalities, school districts, district corporations and local public benefit corporations in New York in the authorization and issuance of municipal securities and the management of public funds.
  • Serving as counsel to financial institutions in the underwriting of municipal securities and the management of public funds.
  • Serving as counsel to not-for-profit and corporate borrowers in public finance transactions.
  • Serving as counsel to municipalities in the issuance of public utility debt and public utility debt policy.