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
Memberships Pennsylvania Bar Association; National Association of Bond Lawyers; Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers.

BornBaltimore, Maryland, September 11, 1974

Alex Scarola, a shareholder in our Philadelphia office, concentrates his practice in 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, multi-family 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

· Healthcare financings

· Multi-family housing financings

· 501(c)(3) financings

· Industrial development financings

· Secured lending

Professional & Community Involvement

· Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

· Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

· Member, Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

· Board Member and Vice Chair, Caring People Alliance

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, "Rising Star," 2005-2006 and 2011-2013

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

· $304,975,000 Public Finance Authority Airport Facilities Revenue and Refunding Bonds (TrIPs Obligated Group), Series 2012 - Bond Counsel

· $350,855,000 Harris County, Texas Toll Road Senior Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2012C and 2012D - Disclosure Counsel

· $70,370,000 City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Water and Wastewater Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2012 - Underwriter's Counsel

· $249,075,000 City of Houston, Texas Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2012C (SIFMA Index Floating Rate Bonds) - Special Disclosure Counsel

· $135,035,000 The Pennsylvania State University Bonds, Series of 2010 - Bond Counsel

· $206,960,000 Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority Special Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds (City of Philadelphia Funding Program) Series of 2010 - Bond Counsel

· $396,460,000 City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Water and Wastewater Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2010A - Bond Counsel

· $235,700,000 Miami-Dade County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Dolphins Stadium Project) Series 1985, 2000, 2006 and 2007 - Remarketing Agent Counsel and Placement Agent Counsel

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications


· Contributing Author, "Important Developments in Tax-Exempt Financing," The Tax Lawyer, Summer 2002, 2003, and 2004

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Office Information

Alexander L. Scarola

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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