W. Jeffrey Kuhn

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

San Antonio
United States
T:+1 210 270 7131
Houston
United States
T:+1 713 651 5414
San Antonio
United States
T:+1 210 270 7131
Houston
United States
T:+1 713 651 5414
W. Jeffrey Kuhn

W. Jeffrey Kuhn

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Biography

Jeff Kuhn is a senior partner in its San Antonio Office, and has been a partner since 1994. He is the past-Chair of the San Antonio Office's Public Finance Department. He graduated from The University of Virginia (B.A., 1978) and The University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1985).

Mr. Kuhn's practice is devoted exclusively to public finance matters. In his practice, Mr. Kuhn serves as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel and trustee's counsel for various political subdivisions, investment banking firms, and banks located throughout the State of Texas. Additionally, Mr. Kuhn regularly advises counties, cities, school districts, and other Texas political subdivisions on public finance issues and general municipal and public law, including assisting political subdivisions in election law issues and implementing their economic development programs, and assisting political subdivisions in structuring and implementing innovative financing techniques.

Mr. Kuhn is a frequent lecturer on public finance topics throughout the State of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association and the National Association of Bond Lawyers. Mr. Kuhn has been twice (2010 and 2012) recognized by BTI Consulting Group as one of their Client Service All-Stars for delivering exceptional client service. This award is the only attorney ranking driven solely by feedback from corporate counsel clients. Lastly, Mr. Kuhn was inducted on October 27, 2010 as a Fellow in the American College of Bond Counsel. This organization was formed in 1995 for "the purpose of recognizing lawyers who have established reputations among their peers for their skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of bond law."  Mr. Kuhn has recently been appointed to serve on the Nominating Committee for prospective candidates for admission to the American College of Bond Counsel.

Jeff has been married for 37 years to his high school sweetheart (Shelley Nichols Kuhn) who teaches in the San Antonio Independent School District and they have one daughter, Whitney Nichols Kuhn, who currently resides in Houston, Texas.


Professional experience

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JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1985
BA, Biology, The University of Virginia, 1978

Before entering law school, Jeff was in the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas, from 1978 to 1982, and earned the rank of captain in 1982.  

He was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1986. 

  • Texas State Bar
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2010 - 2020
  • Texas Top Rated Lawyer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2012 - 2014
  • Client Service All-Star, BTI Consulting Group, 2010, 2012
  • Co Author, "Texas Public Finance Legislative Review - 81st Session", The International Law Firm of Fulbright & Jaworski - Public Finance, July 2009
  • State Bar of Texas
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American College of Bond Counsel, Fellow

Knowledge

Texas public finance legislative review

Publication | September 2019