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Carpenter Law, PLLC (formerly Charles E. Carpenter, A Professional Corporation) (the “Firm”), founded in April 1978, is a nationally recognized and regional-focused practice and is headquartered in the heart of Downtown Memphis, Tennessee in the historically-renowned Tri-State Bank building on Beale Street.  Celebrating more than forty years of delivering successful legal services to the Mid-South region, the Firm is well established in the municipal finance industry and has been nationally recognized as sole Bond Counsel in the Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (RedBook) since 1992.  The primary practice focus of the Firm are in the areas of corporate, transactional and municipal finance law; wherein the Firm facilitates the issuance of various tax-exempt and taxable debt securities such as general obligation bonds, revenue bonds and tax-increment financing bonds that finance a variety of public infrastructure projects with airports, utilities, multifamily housing, sewers, stormwater, healthcare facilities, public schools, sports arenas/stadiums, transportation and other economic development financings for governmental municipalities and quasi-governmental entities.  Since entering the municipal finance industry, the Firm has accumulated a wealth of unique practice expertise in its various roles as Bond Counsel, Disclosure Counsel and Issuer Counsel, and has accumulated a wealth of experience in representing national municipal broker-dealers as Counsel to the Underwriters. The Firm’s pedigree, experience and institutional knowledge has created an unique network of business and governmental relationships that enables the Firm to deliver stellar professional legal services efficiently and economically to its various public and private sector clients.


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