Winstead public finance attorneys serve as general counsel and bond counsel to special districts providing water, sewer, drainage, roadway and transportation infrastructure for master-planned developments, commercial developments and mixed-use developments, including the following types of districts: Municipal utility districts (MUD), Municipal management districts (MMD), Freshwater supply districts (FWSD), Water control and improvement districts (WCID), and Other improvement districts.
Winstead Public Finance Attorneys
Ross focuses his practice on public finance, special districts and public law. He serves as general counsel and bond counsel to special districts, including municipal utility districts, fresh water supply districts, special utility districts, municipal management districts, water control and improvement districts, and other improvement districts providing water, sewer, drainage, roadway and transportation infrastructure for master-planned developments, commercial developments and mixed-use developments.
Dan has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in tax exempt financings involving revenue and tax supported debt obligations for various public entities including cities, counties, special school districts, and colleges. Dan focuses his practice on all aspects of public finance and general corporate matters. He has served in a variety of roles on a number of financings for public entities throughout the state. He serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, and bank counsel in connection with public and private offerings of tax exempt and taxable bonds for school districts, counties, cities, institutions of higher education, and utility districts.
Drew’s practice focuses on the use of special districts (public improvement districts, tax increment reinvestment zones, municipal utility districts, municipal management districts and the like) and development incentives (380 Agreements) as tools for the development of master planned residential and mixed use communities. She has experience representing issuers, underwriters, and developers in municipal bond and economic development transactions for governmental capital projects, residential real estate development, utility projects, education projects and healthcare projects.
Sarah’s practice focuses on the use of special districts and development incentives to aid in the development of master-planned communities. She has experience in all stages of entitlement transactions, including negotiating and drafting development agreements, forming special districts, and providing counsel through bond issuance stages.
Scott’s practice is focused on public finance, local government and administrative law with an emphasis on representing special districts. He serves as general counsel and bond counsel to special districts, including municipal utility districts, fresh water supply districts, municipal management districts, special utility districts and water control and improvement districts. Scott also represents developers in matters that involve approval by state agencies that regulate special districts such as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
Kacie’s practice encompasses assisting clients with development projects from beginning to end. Through the use of creative financing tools, Kacie is able to help clients develop public-private partnerships to bring projects to fruition. Her experience includes working with developers, as well as government entities. She has consulted on the creation, amendment, and review of special districts and incentive packages throughout the State of Texas.
Sean’s practice focuses on the use of special districts, including public improvement districts and tax increment reinvestment zones, as tools to fund development. Before joining Winstead, Sean practiced in the Open Records Division at the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Texas and represented property owners in evictions and foreclosure proceedings throughout Central Texas.
Ryan’s practice focuses on the negotiation of economic development incentives and the use of special districts (public improvement districts, municipal management districts, municipal utility districts, and tax increment reinvestment zones) to finance the development of master planned residential and mixed-use communities. He has experience representing landowners on zoning requests, specific use permits, variance and special exception appeals, annexation requests, and approvals for historic buildings. He also advises clients on platting and subdivision regulations and dedications of rights-of-way and easements.
Matt’s practice is focused on public finance and local government law with an emphasis on representing water supply corporations, municipal utility districts and other special districts as general counsel.