Robert I. Tuteur

Member

Overview

Robert Tuteur acts as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, tax counsel, trustee’s counsel, credit enhancement provider’s counsel, swap provider counsel, and counsel to underlying borrowers in all types of sophisticated public finance and public/private partnership transactions. He is experienced in all areas of federal tax law relating to public finance and is thoroughly conversant with the applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and related regulations. Robert regularly analyzes private use issues and performs the required tax analysis for new money, as well as complex refunding bond issues. He also represents clients in IRS audit and other compliance type initiatives.

Representative Matters

  • Served as bond counsel to a statewide issuer in the issuance of $350,000,000 of single family mortgage revenue under the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) initiative.
  • Represented the School District of Philadelphia in the issuance of General Obligation Refunding Bonds in the amount of $57.5 million.
  • Represented the School District of Philadelphia in the issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes.
  • Represented an underwriter in structuring public-private acquisitions and financing transactions involving parking assets and solid waste disposal assets.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bar Association, Tax Exempt Bonds Subcommittee

Community Involvement

  • Police Athletic League of Philadelphia Board of Directors, Member and Past Chair

Awards and Recognition:

  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America – Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Public Finance Law
  • Selected for inclusion as The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Philadelphia