Public Finance for Financial Institutions
St. Olaf College
School of Law, J.D.
College of Law, LL.M.
American Bar Association
National Association of
U.S. District Court,
Northern District of Illinois
Illinois Super Lawyers®
Bonds/Government Finance (2013 – Present)
Leading Lawyer by
Leading Lawyers Network (2011)
NABL Workshop Panelist
(Discussing matters relating
to legal opinions and ethic)
Scott A. Bremer has practiced in the public finance and federal tax law areas since 1975 and is widely recognized and respected as bond counsel and tax counsel. He has served as bond counsel, special tax counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, and counsel to credit enhancement providers in tax-exempt and taxable finance transactions. His experience in public finance is extensive, having served in such capacities in connection with general obligation, municipal utility revenue, limited tax, special assessment, advance refunding, health and educational facilities, and multifamily housing and industrial revenue bonds nationwide. He is also experienced in drafting and reviewing various tax-exempt obligation derivatives, investments contracts and hedging agreements.
Mr. Bremer has recently served in various capacities for bond issues of the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago, and the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, The County of Cook, the Illinois Finance Authority and the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.
Selected recent transactions of Mr. Bremer are:
In addition to the above-listed transactions and others, since 2000 he has:
For the past several years, Mr. Bremer has been invited to be a panelist at the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ Bond Attorneys’ Workshop discussing matters relating to legal opinions and ethics, including serving as Chairman of the panel 2010-2012.