Alexander L. Scarola

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Education
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7854
Fax: 215.717.5255
University University of Delaware, B.A., 1996
Law SchoolUniversity of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1999; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2000
Admitted2000, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

•Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

•Member, Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

BornBaltimore, Maryland, September 11, 1974

Alexander L. Scarola focuses his practice on public finance and commercial lending. Alex has served as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel, bank's counsel, purchaser's counsel, disclosure counsel, swap counsel and credit enhancer's counsel in numerous tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions, including general obligation, public utilities, multifamily housing, 501(c)(3), higher education, stadium, industrial development and health care.

Areas of Concentration

•General obligation and revenue financings
•Utility financings, including water, sewer and gas
•Health care financings
•Multifamily housing financings
•501(c)(3) financings
•Industrial development financings
•Secured lending

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2015
• Rising Star, 2005-2006 and 2011-2014

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

01.11.16 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
12.09.15 Greenberg Traurig, LLP Acts as Underwriter's and Investor's Counsel for The Bond Buyer's 'Deal of the Year'
05.19.15 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed in 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'
05.30.14 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named As 2014 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
01.16.09 Greenberg Traurig Names New Shareholders in Philadelphia
01.06.09 Greenberg Traurig Names New Shareholders: Class of 2009 Reflects Firm's Diversified Platform

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Underwriter's and Investors' counsel in connection with US $232 million tax-exempt bond and US $58 million taxable private placement bond of the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to finance a Public-Private Partnership (P3) to bring high-speed Internet to all 120 of Kentucky's counties. The bond offering was selected as The Bond Buyer's 2015 Deal of the Year.; Underwriter's Counsel for $558, 513, 444 Harris County - Houston Sports Authority Senior and Second Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2014A, Series 2014B and Series 2014C.; Disclosure Counsel for $547, 980, 000 City of Houston, Texas Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2014D.; Underwriter's Counsel for $69, 170, 000 Harris County - Houston Sports Authority Taxable Revenue Refunding Bonds (NRG Stadium Project) Series 2014.; Bond counsel for $170, 000, 000 City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Water and Wastewater Revenue Bonds, Series 2013A.; Bond counsel for $27, 840, 000 Public Finance Authority Airport Facilities Revenue and Refunding Bonds (AFCO Investors II Portfolio), Series 2013.; Bond counsel for $304, 975, 000 public finance authority airport facilities revenue and refunding bonds (TrIPs Obligated Group), Series 2012.; Bond counsel for $135, 035, 000 The Pennsylvania State University bonds, Series of 2010.; Bond counsel for $206, 960, 000 Pennsylvania intergovernmental Cooperation Authority Special Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds (City of Philadelphia Funding Program) Series of 2010.; Remarketing agent counsel and placement agent counsel for $235, 700, 000 Miami-Dade County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Dolphins Stadium Project) Series 1985, 2000, 2006 and 2007.
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Office Information

Alexander L. Scarola

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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