Michael Robert Swartz

Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 303 801 2736
United States
T:+1 303 801 2736
Michael Robert Swartz

Michael Robert Swartz

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Mike practices in the area of public finance, acting as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel and disclosure counsel for local government and private activity financing. He has experience with both general obligation and revenue bond financing for cities, counties, municipal water and sewer systems, universities, healthcare systems and municipal gas utilities. Mike also has experience with tax exempt and taxable securities financing for charter schools and school districts.

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JD, cum laude, Cornell Law School, 1999

While in law school, Mike was an articles editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy.

  • Colorado State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Texas State Bar
  • Bond Counsel and Borrower's Counsel for hospital system financings
  • Bond Counsel for issuance of prepaid natural gas supply revenue bonds
  • Underwriter's Counsel for numerous independent school district financings
  • Bond Counsel for general obligation and revenue financing and commercial paper issuances for one of the largest cities in the United States
  • Bond Counsel for tax and revenue bond financings for a large metropolitan transit authority
  • "Does Your Charter School Make the Grade," D.A. Davidson & Co. and Specialized Public Finance, 2012
  • "Facilities Finance Landscape, Nationally and State-Wide," Charter School Finance Boot Camp, 2012
  • "Facilities Finance - The Devil is in the Details," Annual Texas Charter School Conference, 2012
  • "What You Need to Know Before and After Issuing County Bonds," Texas Association of County Auditors Annual Conference, 2011
  • Texas Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member