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Erik Long is a partner in the Public Finance Group. Erik serves public school corporations, higher education institutions, libraries and other political subdivisions on a wide variety of municipal finance transactions.

Erik's transactional experience includes new money financings for capital projects and refunding transactions, all through the issuance of general obligation bonds, lease financings, revenue bonds and tax anticipation warrants. 

Erik has been involved in the development of traditional tax-exempt financings, as well as innovative financing mechanisms including federal tax credit bonds, debt restructurings and pool financings. In addition, Erik advises political subdivisions on state laws related to referendum and petition/remonstrance processes.

Erik earned his Bachelor of Science, with highest distinction, from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2002. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked in management for one of Forbes' America's Largest Private Companies and later in banking for a Fortune 500 financial institution.

Erik received his juris doctorate from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2009, cum laude, where he was the executive articles editor of the Indiana Law Review and a member of the Order of the Barristers for the Honorable Robert H. Staton Intramural Moot Court Competition.

During law school, Erik was a legal clerk for the Honorable William J. Hughes, Hamilton Superior Court #3. He was also a legal intern at the Indiana statehouse during the 2009 legislative session. Erik was a summer clerk with Ice Miller in 2008 before joining as an associate in September 2009.

Erik lives in Indianapolis with his wife, three children and too many cats. In his free time he enjoys attending local cultural events, rooting for his Indiana University athletic teams, watching great movies and playing the occasional round of golf or pick-up game of basketball. Erik is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.
Representative Transactions
  • $130,120,000 Avon Community School Building Corporation Ad Valorem Property Tax First Mortgage Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2017
  • $121,885,000 Purdue University Student Fee Bonds, Series CC
  • $46,495,000 West Lafayette School Building Corporation Ad Valorem Property Tax First Mortgage Bonds, Series 2017
  • $37,100,000 East Noble School Building Corporation Unlimited Ad Valorem Property Tax First Mortgage Bonds, Series 2016
  • $35,485,000 Warsaw Multi-School Building Corporation Unlimited Ad Valorem Property Tax First Mortgage Bonds, Series 2015 and 2016
  • $18,250,000 Hamilton Southeastern Schools General Obligation Bonds of 2017A and 2017B
  • $490,000 Randolph Central School Corporation General Obligation Bonds of 2016
Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter, "Financing the Needs of Indiana School Corporations: Legal Considerations" - Indiana School Boards Association
  • Presenter, "Bond Financing Risk Management" - Central Indiana Chapter of Risk Management Association (RMA), 2011 and 2012
  • Presenter for various classes at Ball State University, IUPUI, and Indiana Wesleyan University on Indiana public school financing
  • Presenter, "Continuing Disclosure - Putting the Pieces Together" - Indiana Association of School Business Officials
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