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Joseph K. Pierce
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213 Market Street
8th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

P: 717.237.6092
M: 717.579.1921
F: 717.237.6019
E: jpierce@eckertseamans.com

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Joseph K. Pierce

Joe Pierce serves as bond counsel in transactions involving the issuance of municipal securities by or on behalf of Pennsylvania counties, cities, townships, boroughs, school districts and municipal authorities, and, additionally, represents municipal securities underwriting firms, banking institutions and corporations engaged in the municipal securities industry.

Representative Matters
  • Issued tax opinions (as bond counsel) for general obligation and revenue bonds for general government purposes, educational, health care facilities, and economic development; 
  • Serves in financings through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, pool financing programs, and bank municipal lending and leasing programs, in addition to bond market financings;
  • Serves as counsel to local governments engaged in economic development projects within their communities;
  • Serves as counsel in the development, financing and implementation of Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation programs;
  • Serves as counsel in project financings under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Stimulus Bill) for both governmental and economic development projects.

Practice Groups
Public Finance
Municipal

Education
J.D., Oklahoma City University, 1974
B.S., University of Dayton, 1969

Admissions
Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations
Dauphin County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers
National Association of Bond Lawyers

Special Recognition
Attained an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell



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