Clinton D. Graves

Attorney

Clinton D. GravesShareholder

Clint focuses his practice on public finance transactions and has significant experience in representing public bodies, businesses, underwriters and lenders in structuring capital financings involving both public offerings and private placements.  He regularly serves as bond counsel to a number of cities, counties and hospital systems throughout the state.  In addition, Clint counsels public bodies, commercial and retail developers, and industrial and manufacturing companies in the structuring of financings through the utilization of political subdivisions such as industrial development boards, improvement districts, cooperative districts and redevelopment authorities for industrial and commercial developments. 

Clint also represents manufacturing, industrial and commercial companies in obtaining state and local tax incentives as well as coordinating and structuring the related financings for such projects.  

Experience >

The following is representative of Clint's extensive experience in public finance and economic development transactions:

  • Representation of a hospital system in a tax-exempt refunding bond offering aggregating over $84 million to refinance a health care facility
  • Representation of a municipality in a tax-exempt bond offering aggregating over $16 million to finance capital improvements relating to the municipal school system
  • Representation of a redevelopment authority in a taxable bond offering aggregating over $8 million to finance the development of a hotel project
  • Representation of an underwriter in a tax-exempt bond offering aggregating over $139 million to finance municipal public improvements
  • Representation of a public education cooperative district in a tax-exempt bond offering aggregating over $25 million to finance capital improvements to a public educational facility
  • Representation of a municipality in a tax-exempt refunding bond offering aggregating over $38 million to refinance municipal capital improvements
  • Representation of a county public health care cooperative district in the private placement of tax-exempt bonds aggregating over $8.5 million to refinance a health care facility
  • Representation of a county public building authority in a tax-exempt bond offering aggregating over $38 million to finance capital improvements to and refinance prior indebtedness of the authority
  • Representation of a retail center developer in obtaining state and local tax incentives and structuring the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds aggregating over $8.5 million by a cooperative district to finance the development of the retail center
  • Representation of an automotive manufacturing company in obtaining state and local tax incentives for the expansion of a manufacturing facility

Membership and Affiliations >

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association

Education >

  • LL.M. in Taxation, University of Florida, 2007
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 2006
  • Master of Taxation, University of Mississippi, 2003
  • Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Mississippi, 2002, Cum Laude

Related Practices

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States Tax Court

Licensed In

  • Alabama