Jim Hathaway: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Jim Hathaway

Partner
Little Rock,  AR  U.S.A.
Phone(501) 975-3000

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Tax Credits
  • LIHTC -- Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
  • NMTC -- New Markets Tax Credits
  • Public Finance
  • Bond Counsel
  • Disclosure Counsel
  • Issuer's Counsel
  • Trustee's Counsel
  • Underwriter's Counsel
  • Higher Education
  • State Tax and Spending Limitations
  • Student Loans
  • Energy Finance
  • Electric Utilities
  • Hospitals
  • Generation and Transmission
  • General Governmental
  • Governmental Facilities
  • Buildings and Infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Single Family Housing
  • Multifamily Housing
  • Student Housing
  • General Obligation
  • Revenue Bonds
  • Securitizations
  • Transportation
  • Highways and Toll Roads
  • Health Care Finance
 
University Vanderbilt University, B.A., English, 1979
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, J.D., High Honors, 1986
 
Admitted1986, Arkansas
 
Memberships 

Memberships and Affiliations

American and Arkansas Bar Associations; National Association of Bond Lawyers; Energy Bar Association

 
BornWichita, Kansas, September 5, 1957
 
Biography

Mr. Hathaway focuses on public finance, banking, securities, energy and real estate matters in the firm's Little Rock office. He has extensive general experience in transactions, including major asset and stock acquisitions and dispositions, bond counsel and underwriter's counsel in student loan finance, bond counsel on major university facilities financings, bond counsel for a state agency issuer of single-family housing bonds and bond counsel on Arkansas's tobacco settlement revenue bonds. His experience includes working on legislation with respect to highway and tobacco bonds, tax increment financing and asset securitization in connection with electric energy deregulation.

• Representing issuers and underwriters in all areas of student loan finance.
• Serving as bond counsel for state finance agency for single-family mortgage revenue bonds.
• Serving as bond counsel on major higher education financings for stadiums, student unions, research hospitals and arenas.
• Drafting authorizing legislation and serving as bond counsel for tobacco settlement revenue bonds in Arkansas.
• Drafting legislation creating GARVEE highway bond program and enabling tax increment financing in Arkansas.
• Representing banks with respect to regulatory and commercial matters and working on major acquisitions and dispositions of media properties.

News

August 18, 2014 2015 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 56 Kutak Rock Attorneys
Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that 56 of its attorneys are included in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication.

May 23, 2014 Kutak Rock Recognized by Chambers USA
Kutak Rock is pleased to announce its Arkansas, Kansas and Nebraska offices and attorneys are honored in the 2014 Chambers USA guide to the best law firms and lawyers.

August 15, 2013 Record Number of Kutak Rock Attorneys Named Best Lawyers Forty-seven Kutak Rock attorneys reprenting 10 of the firm's 16 offices have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.

September 7, 2012 Best Lawyers Increase by 50% to 45 attorneys Forty-five Kutak Rock lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013.

October 4, 2011 Six Named Lawyer Of The Year
Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named six Kutak Rock attorneys as Lawyers of the Year for 2012.

August 30, 2011 29 Kutak Rock Attorneys Are 'Best Lawyers'
Twenty-nine Kutak Rock lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

August 3, 2011 Chambers: 24 Midwest 'Leading Business Lawyers'
Firm Applauded by Clients, Peers for Attorney Abilities and Conduct

July 22, 2011 CFPB Goes Live; Rulemakings Continue at Fast Pace
The first three weeks of July 2011 saw a flurry of reports, federal rulemaking and other activities all related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This client alert highlights a few of the recent actions by banking regulatory agencies.

April 26, 2011 The Heart of the Matter: Federal Reserve Board Proposes Ability-to-Repay Rules for Consumer Mortgages
On April 19, 2011, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System proposed a rule to implement the ability-to-repay requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

April 7, 2011 Expanding Consumer Protections: Federal Reserve Board Issues Final Dodd-Frank Rules on Consumer Credit Transactions and Leasing: Update on Loan Originator Comp
Expanding Consumer Protections: Federal Reserve Board Issues Final Dodd-Frank Rules

Publications

July 22, 2011 CFPB Goes Live; Rulemakings Continue at Fast Pace The first three weeks of July 2011 saw a flurry of reports, federal rulemaking and other activities all related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In this client alert we highlight a few of the recent actions by banking regulatory agencies, including:
•the CFPB going live,
•interchange fees,
•the payment of interest on business demand deposits,
•credit scores and risk-based pricing notices,
•credit scores and adverse adction notices, and
•additional protections for servicemembers.

Client Alert

January 27, 2010 Federal Reserve Board Activates Electronic Filing System On January 25, 2010, the Federal Reserve Board (the Board) fully activated its Electronic Applications or E-Apps system.

Client Alert

January 13, 2010 Banking Regulators Target Risk and Incentive Compensation Arrangements Federal banking regulators' heightened focus on the perceived relationship between excessive risk and incentive compensation

Client Alert

 
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Jim Hathaway

124 West Capitol Avenue
Little RockAR 72201-3706




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