Alexander L. Scarola

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  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (1800 Attorneys)
  • 2700 Two Commerce Square, 2700 Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Biography

Alexander L. Scarola focuses his practice on public finance, project finance, P3 transactions and commercial lending. Alex has served as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel, bank's counsel, purchaser's counsel, disclosure counsel, borrower's counsel and credit enhancer's counsel in numerous tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions.

Concentrations

•General obligation and revenue financings
•Utility financings, including water, sewer and gas
•Higher education financings
•Health care financings
•Multifamily housing financings
•501(c)(3) financings
•Student housing financings
•P3 financings
•Stadium financings
•Secured lending

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2015-2017
• Rising Star, 2005-2006 and 2011-2014

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Press Releases

05.15.17 10 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed in 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine

01.18.17 A Year In Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

12.16.16 Greenberg Traurig's Emerging Technology Group Presents at Philadelphia's MAKEOffices

11.21.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Achieves Four First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 'Best Law Firms' Edition

10.24.16 Greenberg Traurig's Alex Scarola to Speak at Bond Buyer's Mid-Atlantic Municipal Market Conference

06.09.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Recognized in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

05.16.16 8 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

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'

05.28.15 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Recognized in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Public Finance
  • Education

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215.988.7854  Phone
215.717.5255  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Alexander-L-Scarola
University Attended:
University of Delaware, B.A., 1996
Law School Attended:
University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1999; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2000
Year of First admission:
2000
Admission:
2000, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

•Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

•Member, Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

Birth Information:
Baltimore, Maryland, September 11, 1974
Reported Cases:
Significant Representations: Underwriter's counsel for $231,950,000 Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority Senior Revenue Bonds (Next Generation Kentucky Information Highway Project) Series 2015A 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.; Disclosure counsel for $955,105,000 City of Houston, Texas Combined Utility System First Lien Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2016B.; Disclosure counsel for $192,680,000 City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Water and Wastewater Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2016; Underwriter's counsel for $557,615,000 City of Houston, Texas Public Improvement Refunding Bonds, Series 2016A.; Disclosure counsel for $530,105,000 Harris County, Texas Toll Road Senior Lien Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2016A.; Bond counsel for $351,940,000 The Pennsylvania State University Bonds, Series of 2016.; Underwriter's counsel for $58,875,000 Dormitory Authority of the State of New York Secured Hospital Revenue Refunding Bonds (Wyckoff Heights Medical Center), Series 2015.; Underwriter's counsel for $700,000,000 Rice University Taxable Bonds, Series 2015.; 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.; 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 $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.
ISLN:
915126369

Peer Reviews

  • 3.8/5.0 (4)
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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/17/09 in Public Finance on 07/17/09

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    4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 07/17/09 in Public Finance on 07/17/09

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    3.4/5.0 by a Partner on 05/17/10 in Public Finance on 05/17/10

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