With over 100 years of experience, there are few, if any, issues within the area of state and local government finance that are unfamiliar to our bond lawyers. 

Ice Miller has extensive experience assisting issuers in financing programs for airports, ports, bridges, railroads, parks, greenways, public and toll highways, streets, roads and other transportation projects.  Ice Miller’s clients range from small local municipalities to large state authorities.  Ice Miller attorneys have been leaders in developing the legal authorization for a wide variety of financing entities at the state level, including the Highway Revenue Bond Act, P3 legislation for transportation projects and toll regulation authority.  Ice Miller has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and special counsel on a wide variety of transportation-related financing projects including:

  • Ohio River Bridges Project (P3 project to build and finance a tolled bridge across the Ohio River)
  • Indiana Toll Road (drafting legislation, structuring and negotiating the lease)
  • Cleveland Innerbelt Design Build Finance Project (P3 project through the Ohio Department of Transportation involving an interchange at Route 36/37 and Interstate Route 71)
  • I-69 Section 5 Project (assisting the Indiana Finance Authority and Indiana Department of Transportation in the extension of I-69 from Indianapolis, Indiana to Evansville, Indiana)


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Name Position Phone Email
Michael B. Coleman Director of Business and Government Strategies 614-462-1094
Thomas ("Buddy") K. Downs Partner 317-236-2339
Philip C. Genetos Partner 317-236-2307
Brenda S. Horn Partner 317-236-2370
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