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    Biography

    Tom Aman concentrates his practice in the areas of municipal bonds, project finance, and economic development. His experience includes significant involvement in tax-exempt and taxable bond issues of all types, a variety of economic development projects, and providing legal representation to utilities, county commissions, municipalities, development authorities, hospitals, county public school districts, higher education institutions and other public bodies and non-profit entities.

    Mr. Aman has extensive experience as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, placement agent counsel and issuer's counsel for tax-exempt and taxable bond issues for public improvement projects undertaken by counties, municipalities, development authorities, county public school districts, higher education institutions, public service districts and other public bodies, as well as conduit financings for 501(c)(3) corporations, private educational institutions, and industrial development projects.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    National Association of Bond Lawyers

    Key Experience

    Served as bond counsel for the first combined tax increment revenue and community enhancement district public bond issue completed in the State of West Virginia for a 1,700 acre mixed use master planned community. Representation included devising structure, assisting with assessment methodology, representation of governmental bond issuer, preparation of financing documents and bond closing.
    Served as bond counsel for tax increment financing bond issues to finance and refinance infrastructure improvements and mass grading of land in a 160 acre mixed use professional office park. Services included transaction structuring, representation of governmental bond issuer, document preparation and bond closing representation.
    Served as bond counsel for a private placement bond issue to finance the construction and equipping of a new fire station and the purchase of a new fire truck for a West Virginia municipality. Services included transaction structuring, representation of governmental bond issuer, preparation of financing documentation and bond closing representation.

    Work Experience

    2001 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

    Speaking Engagements

    "Tax Increment Financing," Association of County Commissioners

    "Infrastructure and Economic Development Financing," Community Development Institute East