Womble Bond Dickinson has once more been recognized as the Leading Bond Counsel in North Carolina by The Bond Buyer, a ranking determined by the volume of approved public bond transactions.

In 2023, the firm represented public finance clients in public bond transactions worth $2.149 billion, surpassing the firm in second place by nearly $200 million. Over the past two decades, Womble has repeatedly earned the title of Top Bond Counsel in North Carolina, underscoring its leadership in the field.

The firm’s North Carolina Public Finance Team operates out of Womble’s Raleigh office, with Tom Lee, Paul Billow, Jon Mize, and Sarah Core serving as attorneys, supported by paralegal Jennifer Distefano and administrative assistant Sheila Evans.

Womble serves as bond counsel to the State of North Carolina and numerous other state and local governments, agencies, and special purpose authorities. Womble also serves as underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel and bank counsel within the state and within the firm’s U.S. footprint, as well as for numerous non-profit healthcare and educational organizations.

With almost 100 years of combined experience in public finance, Womble’s lawyers have been involved in transactions utilizing nearly every type of public finance structure. The firm’s experience covers tax-exempt and taxable financings for all types of public projects, including schools, courthouses, jails, public buildings, stadiums, water and sewer improvements, airports, hospitals, retirement communities, and college and university projects.