April 13, 2021

Volume XI, Number 103

Patrick F. McGow

Patrick McGow advises cities, counties, townships, villages and authorities on a broad range of infrastructure financing and related legal matters.

As bond counsel, his role is to help his clients understand their legal options and prepares the necessary documentation to authorize the issuance and sale of bonds to finance water and sewer projects, brownfield redevelopment, street and road improvements, drainage projects and economic development initiatives, among others. He also has extensive experience in tax-exempt financing for private activity bonds (solid waste and manufacturing facilities) and non-profit and health care financings.

In addition to serving as bond counsel in financing transactions, Patrick counsels his clients on other related matters such as special assessments, elections, millage and ballot proposals, state and federal tax issues, and other finance matters. In the area of tax increment financing, Patrick assists in establishing tax increment financing entities, such as downtown development authorities, tax increment finance authorities, local development finance authorities, brownfield redevelopment authorities and corridor improvement authorities. 

As a recognized leader in his field, Patrick has written legislation on a variety of municipal finance and tax increment financing issues.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Patrick F. McGow