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Scott Manning Kortmeyer


Scott Manning Kortmeyer


T:+1 214 855 7459

Scott M. Kortmeyer focuses his health care finance practice on tax-exempt and taxable financings for 501(c)(3) health care entities and governmental health care entities. He has served nationally as bond counsel, borrower's counsel, credit enhancer's counsel and underwriters' counsel for revenue financings involving health care systems, academic medical centers, retirement centers and nursing facilities.

Mr. Kortmeyer has extensive experience advising his health care clients in the structuring and completion of financings for a variety of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and asset securitizations.  He has also worked with governmental health care and 501(c)(3) heath care clients in connection with the filing, restructuring, sale and/or purchase of assets through Chapter IX and Chapter XI bankruptcies.

In addition, Mr. Kortmeyer has experience drafting and negotiating all types of debt instruments and accompanying documentation, including disclosure documents, trust indentures, swap agreements and other credit and related security agreements. His diverse transactional background includes working in fixed-rate, variable rate and multimodal financings.

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  • Education

    JD, cum laude, Arizona State University College of Law, 2001
    BS, magna cum laude, Pre-Med Biology, Arizona State University, 1997

    Scott was admitted to practice law in Arizona in 2001 and in Texas in 2007.

  • Representative experience
    • Numerous tax-exempt and taxable financings for non-profit health care facilities, including various short-term interest rate products, refinancings resulting from mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring of swap portfolios
    • Representation of underwriters in numerous tax-exempt and taxable financings for non-profit and for-profit senior living facilities
    • Representation of a municipality in negotiating an economic development package that facilitated one of the country's largest furniture retailers to locate its regional headquarters, warehouse and distribution center in the municipality and anchor a $2 billion development
  • Admissions
    • Arizona State Bar
    • Texas State Bar
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Texas Rising Star, healthcare, Thomson Reuters, 2010 - 2012
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2015 - 2019
  • Publications
    • Co Author, "Implications of Dodd-Frank for Non-Profit Directors, Trustees and Officers", Fulbright Briefing, January 27, 2011
    • "The Credit Crisis and the Cost of Capital for Nonprofit and Governmental Healthcare Providers", Business Law & Governance, December 2008
  • Speaking engagements
    • "Health Care Facilities – Non-Tax Matters," 42nd Bond Attorneys' Workshop, Chicago, Illinois, 2017
    • "Health Care Facilities – Non-Tax Matters," 41st Bond Attorneys' Workshop, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
    • "Health Care Facilities – Non-Tax Matters," 35th Bond Attorneys' Workshop, San Antonio, Texas, 2010
    • "Health Care Facilities – Non-Tax Matters," 34th Bond Attorneys' Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona, 2009
  • Memberships and activities
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers
    • State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar of Arizona
    • Dallas Bar Association