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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)

In 2017, Ice Miller’s Transportation Practice was ranked among top law firms in the BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries report. Ice Miller was ranked in the top 5 percent of the 650 law firms BTI researched that were used by corporate counsel at the Fortune 1000 and large organizations with $1 billion or more in revenue in North America. Click here to learn more.


Name Position Phone Email
Michael B. Coleman Partner 614-462-1094
Matthew Miller Partner 614-462-1050
Rose Gallagher Senior Counsel
Philip C. Genetos Senior Counsel 317-236-2307
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