According to statistics published in the Bond Buyer, a leading industry publication, New Mexico law firm Sutin, Thayer & Browne A Professional Corporation was the leading New Mexico bond counsel in 2010 by a significant margin.
Sutin, Thayer & Browne’s Public Finance Group served as bond counsel in $1.346 billion of public bond issues, compared with $504.8 million, $343.6 million, $216.1 million and $152.2 million for the other firms in the top five counsel engagements in New Mexico. Only Sutin and one other of the top five firms are based in New Mexico. Sutin, Thayer & Browne’s clients were the top three issuers in 2010: the New Mexico Finance Authority, the New Mexico State Board of Finance, and the New Mexico Educational Assistance Foundation.
Robert G. Heyman, Esq. leads the firm’s Public Finance Group, which includes Rachel King, Esq., Mark Chaiken, Esq., Tracy Hofmann, Esq., Rita Jennings and Hilda Kennedy. The lawyers in that group are experienced in virtually all types of public finance matters and have served as bond, tax, issuer’s, underwriter’s, disclosure, trustee’s and company counsel on essentially every type of municipal obligation authorized in the State of New Mexico. Our experience includes serving as counsel for tax-exempt issues for housing, educational and hospital facilities, and tax-exempt issues for local government units for projects such as sewer, road and airport construction.
Sutin, Thayer & Browne is one of the state’s largest law firms with offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, providing exceptional service to New Mexico since 1946.