Douglas Goe, a partner in the Portland office, is the vice chair for the firm’s Public Finance Department in the Pacific Northwest. He also is the partner-in-charge of Orrick’s Portland office.
Doug focuses on public finance and municipal bond law, including federal, state and tribal tax and securities law issues.
Doug serves as bond counsel for the State of Alaska, the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority, Oregon Department of Transportation, the State of Oregon concerning the issuance of General Obligation Bonds for Higher Education and Oregon Health and Science University. Doug also serves as the primary lead bond counsel for the Oregon Facilities Authority on higher education, hospital and other conduit 501(c)(3) revenue bond issues.
He also has served as bond counsel or underwriters counsel to conduit revenue bond issuers in the States of Washington, Oregon, California, Texas, Idaho, Wyoming, Mississippi, Alaska, Arizona and Wisconsin. Doug has served as bond counsel or underwriters counsel on nonprofit CCRC financings in California, Florida, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.