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Amanda Stephens focuses her practice on public finance, where she serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriters' counsel, issuer’s counsel and bank’s counsel in connection with a broad range of taxable and tax-exempt transactions including education, nonprofit corporations and healthcare.
Amanda also represents banks and other financial institutions in connection with direct purchases of tax-exempt bonds and the issuance of letters of credit and other liquidity facilities in connection with tax-exempt transactions.
Over the course of her career, Amanda has prepared, negotiated and reviewed contracts, loan documents, amendments, closing documents, default letters, demand letters, payoff and buyout agreements, intercreditor subordination agreements, and federal tax lien subordinations. She also has reviewed client contracts and MSA agreements in the oil and gas, construction, medical, retail and transportation industries, and she has addressed regulatory and compliance issues for the finance industry and oil and gas industry. Amanda previously served as an in-house attorney for a national financial services company. She also has served as a staff attorney for Judge Jaclanel McFarland of the 133rd Civil District Court in Harris County, Texas, and as assistant district attorney for the Harris County District Attorney’s office.
Hoang practices within the Public Finance Department. Hoang serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriters’ counsel, issuer’s counsel, and bank’s counsel in connection with a broad range of taxable and tax-exempt transactions, including education, health care and transportation matters.
Hoang has significant experience in representing banks and other financial institutions on financings for nonprofit entities, direct purchase and private placements of municipal and governmental debt, and letter of credit and liquidity facilities for variable rate bonds and commercial paper programs.
Rick practices in the public law area. His focus is public finance, serving as bond counsel, bank counsel, purchaser’s counsel, disclosure counsel or underwriters’ counsel in tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions for school districts, junior college districts, cities, counties, state agencies, economic development corporations and special authorities throughout Texas.
He has extensive experience with education, infrastructure financings and economic development. Rick has also represented various local governments on special projects, including legislative and investment matters.