Mark F. Selvidge: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Mark F. Selvidge

Oklahoma City,  OK  U.S.A.
Phone(405) 848-2475

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Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Charitable Organizations / 501(c)(3)
  • General Governmental
  • Health Care Finance
  • Higher Education
  • Revenue Bonds
  • Single Family Housing
  • Tax 103
  • New Money and Refunding Financings
  • Audits
  • Post-Issuance Compliance
  • Transportation
  • Highways and Toll Roads
  • Bond Counsel
  • Disclosure Counsel
  • Issuer's Counsel
  • Special Tax Counsel
  • Underwriter's Counsel
University University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1968; Order of the Coif
Law SchoolUniversity of Oklahoma Law Center, J.D., 1972; Editor, Oklahoma Law Review
Admitted1973, Oklahoma

Memberships and Affiliations

National Association of Bond Lawyers; fellow, American College of Bond Counsel

BornArdmore, Oklahoma, January 21, 1947

Mr. Selvidge joined Kutak Rock in 1989 as a partner in the firm's Oklahoma City office and has practiced public finance law since his admission to practice in 1973. He has primary responsibility for and extensive experience in formulating finance programs for state agency and investment banking clients and has particular expertise in single-family housing, college and university, health care, state revolving fund, public power, airport and highway financing transactions. Mr. Selvidge primarily serves as counsel to underwriters, disclosure counsel or special tax counsel in public finance transactions and also provides assistance to issuers in connection with IRS examinations of tax-exempt issues.

• Counsel to underwriters, disclosure counsel and special tax counsel in over 70 single-family mortgage revenue bond transactions for the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
• Counsel to underwriters in multiple revenue bond financings for the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and the Equipment and Real Property Master Lease Programs of The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
• Counsel to underwriters or special disclosure counsel in multiple revenue bond financings for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, the Kansas Department of Transportation, the Kansas Turnpike Authority, the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority, the Oklahoma City Airport Trust, the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, The Oklahoma Development Finance Authority and the Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority.


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.

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.).

November 10, 2010 Kutak Rock Attorneys Picked As Best Lawyers


September 20, 2013 IRS Releases Proposed Arbitrage Regulations
On September 16, 2013, the IRS published proposed regulations (the Proposed Regulations) in the Federal Register covering several areas relating to tax-exempt bonds, including the determination of the issue price of such bonds. It is important to note that these Proposed Regulations are, for the most part, not yet in effect. While issuers may elect to apply certain portions of the Proposed Regulations, the general rule is that the Proposed Regulations will impact bonds issued on or after 90 days following the publication of final regulations in the Federal Register. For the time being, we will continue to apply the existing regulations (the Existing Regulations) unless it is advantageous to apply the Proposed Regulations to new transactions.

Client Alert

February 17, 2011 The Status of Certain Bond Tax Provisions Post-ARRA
The purpose of this memorandum is to describe the status of certain tax provisions subsequent to the end of calendar year 2010 that are of interest to the attorneys and clients of Kutak Rock LLP's public finance practice.

Client Alert


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Mark F. Selvidge

Suite 475, 6305 Waterford Boulevard
Oklahoma CityOK 73118-1116


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