Stephen E. Weyl

Stephen E. Weyl: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP AV stamp icon
  • Attorney at Butler Snow LLP (365 Attorneys)
  • 60 State Street, Suite 730, Boston, MA 02109
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Biography

One client recently said of Steve, In my opinion, he’s the best bond lawyer in the business. We look for every opportunity to get him involved.

Distinctions

•Martindale-Hubbell
•AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rated
•Best Lawyers in America
•Public Finance Law, 2015-2018
•Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
•Corporate/Commercial Finance, 2016-2018

In the News

•Municipal bond world still feels impact of Lehman collapse - The Bond Buyer
•Butler Snow Ranked as a Top 10 Private Bond Counsel Firm Nationally by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review
•Tax reform could affect Syracuse University’s planning for major campus infrastructure projects - The Daily Orange
•Butler Snow Ranked as Top 10 Bond Counsel Firm for First Half of 2017
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Chambers USA 2017 Ranks 45 Butler Snow Attorneys as Leaders
•Bank Direct Placements: Loans or Securities? - The Bond Buyer
•Bank Direct Placements: Loans or Securities? - The Bond Buyer Pod Cast
•Public Finance Lawyer Weyl Joins Butler Snow - The Bond Buyer
•Stephen E. Weyl Joins Butler Snow

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Panel Chair, “Financings of Charter Schools: Issues and Opportunities,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop (2018)
•Panel Chair, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - Qualified 501(c)(3) Bonds,” National Association of Bond Lawyers (2018)
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - Tying It All Together,” National Association of Bond Lawyers (2018)
•Panelist, “Refundings and Reissuance” and “Interest Rate Swaps,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop (2016, 2017)
•Panel Chair, “Exploring the Pricing Process,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Tax and Securities Law Institute Joint Panel (2016).
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - Arbitrage and Rebate, National Association of Bond Lawyers, (2013, 2014, 2016).
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - Leases and Other Non-Traditional Financings,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, (2016).
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - Qualified 501(c)(3) Bonds,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, (2016).
•Panel Chair, “Tax-Exempt Bonds - Issues for Nonprofit Borrowers,” New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority Borrower Seminar, (2015).
•Panel Chair, “Tax and Securities Law issues in Private Placements and Bank Loan Transactions,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Tax and Securities Law Institute Joint Panel, (2015).
•Panelist, “Refunding and Reissuance,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop, (2013-2015).
•Panelist, “Interest Rate Swaps,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop, (2010-2015).
•Co-Author, “The 501(c)(3) Opinion in Qualified 501(c)(3) Transactions” National Association of Bond Lawyers, August 2014.
•Panel Member, “The Function and Professional Responsibilities of Bond Counsel in Light of Recent Circular 230 Developments,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Tax and Securities Law Institute, (2014).
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - IRS Enforcement National Association of Bond Lawyers,” (2013-2014).
•Panel Chair, “Tax Due Diligence and Documentation,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop (2011-2013).
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - General Tax Law,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, (2013).
•Moderator, “Tax-Exempt Bonds - Essentials for Non-Profit Borrowers,” Presentation to Rhode Island Non-Profit Organizations, (2013).
•Author, “Private Swap Counterparty (“End User”) Requirements to Retain and Obtain A Legal Entity Identifier for Historical Interest Rate Swaps Under Dodd-Frank, Client Update, (2013).
•Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law - Refundings and Reissuance,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, (2012).
•Author, “Interest Rate Swaps and the LIBOR Controversy: Issues for Healthcare Borrowers,” Client Update, (2012).
•Panelist, “The Provena Hospital Decision: Is This the Beginning of the End for Real Property Tax Exemptions?” American Bar Association, National Teleconference, (2010).
•Author, “Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Revocation of Hospital’s State Property Tax Exemption,” American Bar Association, (2010).
•Panelist, “Corporate Structure Considerations,” Massachusetts Council of Associations on Aging, Second Annual Senior Living Symposium, (2010).
•Panelist, “Introduction to Municipal Securities,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop, (2010).
•Panelist, “Introduction to Interest Rate Swaps,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop, (2009).
•Author, “Non-Profit Borrowers and the Credit Crisis - Is This the End of Easy Access to Inexpensive Capital?” New Hampshire Bar Journal, (2009).
•Presenter, “Interest Rate Swaps After the Lehman Bankruptcy,” Municipal Summit, Denver, Colorado, (2009).
•Panelist, “Managing Your Finances in Today’s Unprecedented Times,” Association of Independent Schools of New England, (2009).
•Author, “Lehman Brothers Swaps: Court Approved Assumption and Assignment Procedures,” Client Update, (2008).
•Author, “Not Just a Housing Problem: Subprime Mortgage Fallout Extends to Variable and Auction Rate Bonds,” Terralex eNewsletter, (2008).
•Author, “Lehman Brothers’ Bankruptcy Motion: Troublesome Issues for Counterparties,” Client Update, (2008).
•Author, “Bankruptcies and Takeovers of Major Wall Street Firms: The Effects on Borrowers,” Client Update, (2008).
•Panel Chair, “State Law Tax Exemption Issues Affecting Healthcare Providers,” National Council of Health Facilities Finance Authorities, (2006).
•Author, “Tax-Exempt Bonds - Considerations for College and University In-House Counsel,” National Association of College and University Attorneys (2006).
•Panelist, “Financing the Sectarian Institution,” Independent Schools East Coast Roundtable, (2006).
•Panelist, “Tax Issues for Healthcare Organizations - Bond Issues and Case Studies for the General Practitioner,” American Health Lawyers Association, (2005).
•Panelist, “Tax-Exempt Healthcare Providers Under Attack: An Assessment of the Issues, Risks and Opportunities,” American Bar Association, Emerging Issues in Healthcare Conference, (2005).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Public Finance
  • Public Finance Tax
  • Tax
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(617) 371-2904  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
www.butlersnow.com
University Attended:
Amherst College, B.A., cum laude, 1969
Law School Attended:
Boston University, J.D., cum laude, 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1975, Massachusetts; 1990, Rhode Island; 1976, New Hampshire; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Associations

American Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Rhode Island Bar Association

National Association of Bond Lawyers

General Law and Practice Committee

Chair, 2016-2017

Vice Chair, 2014-2016

Tax and Securities Law Institute

Chair, 2018

Vice Chair, 2017

Nominating Committee

Member, 2014

Bond Attorneys' Workshop

Steering Committee

Member, 2011-2013, 2018

National Business Officers Association

Reported Cases:
Experience: Serves as counsel to borrowers, investment bankers, credit facility providers, bond purchasers, and corporate trustees as well as bond counsel.; Assists his clients in all aspects of public finance including federal and state tax issues, securities matters, and derivative transactions.; Represents borrower clients, including colleges and universities, independent schools, hospitals, health systems, nursing care and senior living facilities, student loan programs, social service agencies, and cultural institutions.
ISLN:
902823974

Peer Reviews

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