At Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, our seasoned financial law attorneys offer clients a diverse and comprehensive range of experience and expertise. For over 15 years we have proudly served in various legal capacities within the public finance sector. Our practice includes a wide range of tax-exempt financings, including governmental general obligation and revenue bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, and private activity bonds for airports, small hospitals, universities, multifamily housing and other facilities.

Veteran Public Finance Law Firm Focused on Closing Transactions on a Fast-track and Cost-effective Basis

Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman has served as underwriter’s counsel, co-bond counsel, issuer’s counsel and disclosure counsel in the public finance industry since 1998 and has been involved in numerous public offerings of securities for the State of Illinois, Cook County, and the City of Chicago. In its public finance experience, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman has attended organizational meetings and participated in the proceedings in accordance with the customary expectations of the role the firm is serving, whether as bond counsel, as underwriters’ counsel, issuer’s counsel or disclosure counsel. Each of these positions has its own discipline and challenges. In our roles as bond and underwriter’s counsel, we have advised clients in the secondary market securitization of all types of general obligation and revenue bonds, notes, finance leases and other tax-exempt assets. We also assist issuers in undertaking and sustaining compliance with their continuing disclosure obligations under SEC Rule 15c2-12.


Notable Expertise:

  • Serving as Co-Bond Counsel for the State of Illinois issuance of $1,300,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series June 2013
  • Serving as Co-Note Counsel, with primary responsibility for preparing the Offering Memorandum, for the City of Chicago O’Hare International Airport Commercial Paper Notes, $300,000,000 Aggregate Principal Amount 2005 Program – 2013 Issue, Series A-1 through F-1 (AMT), Series A-2 through F-2 (Non-AMT)
  • Serving as Issuer’s Counsel for the Illinois Finance Authority issuance of $25,000,000 Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2003A, Weekly Adjustable Rate Revenue Bonds, Series 2003B
  • Serving as Underwriter’s Counsel for the Illinois Finance Authority issuance of $17,000,000 Adjustable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Series 2013 (Steppenwolf Theatre Company Project)
  • Serving as Co-Underwriter’s Counsel for the Cook County issuance of $409,940,000
  • General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2012C and 2012D (Taxable)
  • Serving as Issuer’s Counsel for the Illinois Finance Authority issuance $98,500,000 Revenue Bonds, Series 2012 (Lutheran Home and Services Obligated Group)
  • Serving as Co-Bond Counsel for the City of Chicago issuance of $155,014,000 General Obligation Variable Rate Demand Bonds (Neighborhoods Alive 21 Program)
  • Serving as Issuer’s Counsel for the Illinois Finance Authority issuance of $34,635,000 Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2010 (Rockford health System Obligated Group)
  • Serving as Co-Note Counsel for the City of Chicago $91,000,000 Second Amended and Restated Promissory Note
  • Serving as Co-Note Counsel for the City of Chicago $300,000,000 Chicago O’Hare International Airport Commercial Paper Notes 2005 Program – 2011 Issue Series A-1 through F-1 (AMT), Series A-2 through F-2 (Non-AMT) and Series A-3 through F-3
  • Serving as Co-Underwriter’s Counsel for the City of Chicago $232,905,000 Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2011A and Taxable Series 2011B

Contact One of Our Public Finance Attorneys:

Manuel “Manny” Sanchez

Founder and Managing Partner



312-641-1555
MSanchez@SanchezDH.com