Marc Bauer


Los Angeles

In complex financing matters, Marc excels by working with his clients to formulate the best possible financing plan based on state-of-the-art practices.

Marc partners with government bond issuers, nonprofit organizations, and universities, and has experience assisting leading affordable housing professionals, public power agencies, private universities, museums, and charter schools with their financing goals. Marc provides reliable, sought-after advice to issuer and underwriter clients in transactions involving both long- and short-term, fixed and variable rate obligations, commercial paper, credit and liquidity enhancement, and revenue bonds.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Marc was an economics consultant at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.  Marc obtained his JD/MBA at the University of Southern California.

  • Marc's representative transactions include the following.

    • Bond counsel to the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA), the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA), and the California Municipal Finance Authority (CMFA) in connection with financings for much-needed affordable housing projects in California, including complex transactions utilizing 501(c)(3) bonds for nonprofit organizations and utilizing recycled volume cap.
    • Bond and disclosure counsel to the Department of Water and Power of the City of Los Angeles (LADWP) in the issuance of its Power System Revenue Bonds and Water System Revenue Bonds.
    • Bond counsel to the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank on behalf of the California Science Center Foundation for the issuance of its Sustanabilty Bonds.
    • Bond counsel to the California School Finance Authority on several bond issuances for nonprofit public charter schools throughout California, including the first issue of Sustainability Bonds for a charter school project.
    • Bond counsel for several issuances of revenue bonds by the California Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of several institutions including Stanford University, Chapman University, Loyola Marymount University, Santa Clara University, and Occidental College.
    • Underwriter’s counsel to financings for the new state-of-the-art Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences museum, which included the issuance of Green Bonds.

    In addition to the above, Marc has a robust pro bono practice focusing on voting rights by serving as Outside General Counsel for VoteRiders, a nonprofit public benefit corporation focusing on ensuring all eligible votes are able to acquire the IDs necessary in order to exercise their right to vote.