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Gerald McGovern


Gerald McGovern

San Francisco

T:+1 628 231 6801

Jerry acts as bond counsel or underwriters' counsel in the public finance area, with a focus on health care, and a particular emphasis on multi-hospital systems. He has participated in hundreds of health care financings with a total principal amount in excess of $30 billion. He also represents a large commercial bank in connection with its direct purchase of tax exempt debt. He has also worked with a municipal bond insurer in connection with two Chapter IX municipal bankruptcies.

Jerry has been recognized each year in The Best Lawyers in America in Public Finance Law from 2007–2016 and was named by Best Lawyers' as the Best Lawyer in San Francisco for Public Finance in 2014.

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  • Education

    JD, Georgetown University Law Center , 1976
    BS, Boston College, magna cum laude, 1972

  • Admissions
    • California State Bar
    • New York State Bar
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance, 2007–2019
    • The Best Lawyer in San Francisco - Public Finance, Best Lawyers, 2014