Thomas Bruder focuses his practice on public finance, representing issuers, underwriters, direct placement banks and borrowers on tax-exempt and taxable financings for the benefit of state and local governments, colleges and universities, private schools and other nonprofit organizations.
In his capacity as bond counsel and disclosure counsel, Thomas has extensive experience with current and advance refundings, master loan agreements, variable and multimodal interest rate structures, lease revenue financings, tax and revenue anticipation notes, certificates of participation and other financing structures.
Prior to joining the firm, Thomas served as an advisory attorney for the US government, focusing on state and federal accounting, treasury, taxation, financial and related laws and regulations.
University of Notre Dame, J.D., executive articles editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, 2005
Florida State University, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2001