Jeff has practiced exclusively in the area of public finance since embarking upon his professional career more than 27 years ago.  His practice is focused on healthcare and education financing, and he regularly works with hospitals, continuing care retirement communities, senior living providers, schools, universities, and colleges and with governmental issuers and investment bankers who participate in such financings.  He also works with issuers and banks utilizing general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, installment financings, and interest rate swap transactions.

Jeff has received numerous awards from industry groups in recognition of his contributions.  He regularly speaks at conferences on cutting-edge public finance topics and has been a speaker for several North Carolina public finance-focused organizations, such as North Carolina Institute of Government, North Carolina Health Care Financial Management Association, North Carolina LeadingAge (a large national retirement community trade organization), and North Carolina Association of Independent Schools. 

Professional Memberships

  • American Red Cross—Triangle Chapter, Board of Directors, 2015-2020
  • Rules Review Commission of the State of North Carolina, 2015-2019
  • Interact, Board of Directors, 2008-2014
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • North Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association

• American College of Bond Counsel, Fellow
• The Best Lawyers in America in Public Finance Law, 2010-2023
• Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Public Finance, 2017-2023
• North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012-2015; Rising Star, 2009-2010
• Triangle Business Journals 40 Under 40, 2009
• Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" Young Guns, 2008
• Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent' in Public Finance Government & Public Policy Health Care