Five lawyers representing Bryant Miller Olive P.A.’s (BMO) Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Atlanta offices ― who focus their practice on Public Finance ― have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021.
Randall C. Clement, Esq. was named the Best Lawyers® 2021 Public Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Orlando. Based on peer reviews, only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” Clement was also selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 in Orlando in the field of Public Finance Law and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for the past 16 years. Clement has been involved in the public finance practice since 1982 and has extensive experience in state and local government revenue bond financings in the State of Florida.
For the 16th year in a row, Duane D. Draper, Esq. was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Tampa in the field of Public Finance Law. In 2020, he was recognized as Best Lawyers® Public Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Tampa. Beginning in 1989, Draper has specialized in public finance, either as an attorney or investment banker. He currently co-chairs the firm’s Public Finance Group and serves as the Business Development Chair.
JoLinda L. Herring, Esq. was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 in Miami in the field of Public Finance Law and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for the past 3 years. Herring’s practice is dedicated to municipal law, governmental tax-exempt financings and blue sky securities law, and she co-chairs the firm’s public finance group alongside Draper.
For the 14th year in a row, Kenneth R. Artin, Esq. was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Orlando in the field of Public Finance Law. Artin has been actively practicing public finance law beginning in 1986, in which he has represented municipalities, counties, public and not-for-profit colleges and universities and special taxing districts as disclosure counsel, bond counsel and special development counsel.
Leonard T. Marcinko, Esq. was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 in Atlanta in the field of Public Finance Law and has been recognized for the past 15 years. Marcinko has over 35 years of wide ranging experience dealing with federal tax issues associated with the sale and issuance of tax-exempt bonds, as a government lawyer, as a private law practitioner, and as a public finance investment banker.
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“Nationally recognized as a leader in public finance, we at BMO are pleased that Best Lawyers has recognized these six attorneys,” said BMO Managing Shareholder Grace Dunlap. “They are all highly regarded by not only their peers, but also their clients, for demonstrating excellence in Public Finance law.”
The entire The Best Lawyers in America list can be viewed at www.bestlawyers.com/America.
About Bryant Miller Olive P.A.
With a distinguished 50-year history of serving its clients’ needs, Bryant Miller Olive represents governments, businesses and agencies in legal matters relating to public finance, real estate, state and local government law, complex transactions, project finance, litigation, and labor and employment. Firm attorneys are often called upon to handle some of the most complex legal issues in the boardroom and in the courtroom. The firm has offices in Tampa, Tallahassee, Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.bmolaw.com.
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