Public Finance Attorney Adrian Patterson Joins Andrews Kurth

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Andrews Kurth LLP is pleased to announce that noted public finance attorney Adrian Patrick Patterson has joined the Houston office as a Partner in the firm’s Public Law practice.

Adrian P. Patterson, Andrews Kurth Partner

"When it comes to public finance, Andrews Kurth's reputation in Houston, across Texas and throughout the country is practically unmatched," says Mr. Patterson. "I look forward to the great work we will be doing for our clients."

Andrews Kurth LLP is pleased to announce that noted public finance attorney Adrian Patrick Patterson has joined the Houston office as a Partner in the firm’s Public Law practice.

Mr. Patterson represents clients in a variety of public finance matters, serving as bond counsel, underwriters counsel and disclosure counsel for both general obligation and revenue bonds. His clients include state agencies, cities, counties, school districts, hospitals, airports, municipal utility districts and banks. He also advises clients on numerous public law issues, including the Open Meetings Act, the Public Information Act, compliance reviews and elections.

"Adrian is an outstanding lawyer and a leader in the public finance arena," says Bob Jewell, Andrews Kurth’s Managing Partner. "His knowledge and experience will certainly strengthen our formidable Public Law group."

Prior to joining Andrews Kurth, Mr. Patterson was an attorney at Fulbright & Jaworski. He earned his law degree from Tulane University Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston.

"When it comes to public finance, Andrews Kurth's reputation in Houston, across Texas and throughout the country is practically unmatched," says Mr. Patterson. "I look forward to the great work we will be doing for our clients."

Mr. Patterson serves on the Greater Houston Partnership’s Government Relations Advisory Committee and on the Houston Business-Education Coalition Political Action Committee. He previously co-chaired Mayor Annise Parker's Public Works Transition Team, and was recognized earlier this year on the Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers.

About The Andrews Kurth Public Law Practice Group

For over 30 years, Andrews Kurth public finance lawyers have provided bond, special tax and disclosure counsel services for state agencies and local governments as well as underwriters’ counsel services for major national and regional investment banking firms throughout Texas and the Southwest. We also represent national and regional commercial banks as bank counsel on public finance transactions. Our lawyers represent numerous state agencies, institutions of higher education, cities, counties, school districts and junior college districts, plus other special districts and instrumentalities of political subdivisions. The firm is adept at advising clients on both traditional and cutting-edge issues that impact governmental and tax-exempt finance as well as financing structures to take advantage of tax-credit and federal payment subsidies. In addition, Andrews Kurth frequently works with financial advisors and investment bankers to develop alternative financing structures for public improvement programs. In 2011, Andrews Kurth's legal team served as underwriters counsel in 156 transactions, earning them the #3 Municipal Bonds ranking on The American Lawyer 2012 Corporate Scorecard.

About Andrews Kurth LLP

For more than a century, Andrews Kurth has built its practice on the belief that "straight talk is good business." Real answers, clear vision and mutual respect define the firm’s relationships with clients, colleagues, communities and employees. With 400 lawyers and offices in Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Houston, London, New York, Research Triangle Park, The Woodlands and Washington, DC, Andrews Kurth represents a wide array of clients in multiple industries. For more information about Andrews Kurth, please visit andrewskurth.com.

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