Carol McCoog Elected to the American College of Bond Counsel
Carol McCoog has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel (ACBC).
Carol has been practicing in the area of public finance for over 20 years and has extensive experience in the areas of general obligations bonds, short-term financings, certificates of participation, full faith and credit obligations, urban renewal tax increment financings, and revenue bonds, including water and wastewater projects, lottery revenue bonds, and transportation projects. Carol also has extensive experience serving as bond counsel on conduit revenue bonds for manufacturing facilities, solid waste disposal facilities, and 501(c)(3) non-profit facilities. Carol currently serves as a Director on the Board of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and is a former Chair of the Oregon Municipal Debt Advisory Commission.
The ACBC was “organized to bring together lawyers who are distinguished for their skill, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of bond law and who contribute substantially to the best interests of the bar and the general public.”
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