Carol J. McCoog - Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
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Carol J. McCoog

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 503-402-1323

Ms. McCoog works with a wide range of cities, counties, school districts, fire districts, urban renewal agencies and Oregon state agencies. Ms. McCoog serves as primary bond counsel for a number of issuers, including Deschutes County, Tigard-Tualatin School District No.23J, and the Oregon Business Development Department's Bond Bank Program. She is also the primary bond counsel for the Oregon Express Bond Program of the Oregon Business Development Department (issuer of conduit industrial development revenue bonds) and the Small Non-Profit Accelerated Program (SNAP) of the Oregon Facilities Authority (issuer of conduit 501(c)(3) bonds). She also works as underwriter's counsel on a variety of public financings.Ms. McCoog was appointed by Governor Kulongoski to serve as the Chair of the Oregon Municipal Debt Advisory Commission and reappointed by Governor Kitzhaber. Ms. McCoog also serves as the Vice Chair of the Securities and Disclosure Section of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. She is listed in the Public Finance Law section of the Best Lawyers in America and was recently named 2013 Best Lawyers' Portland, O.R. Public Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year". Ms. McCoog was also recognized in the Portland Business Journal's 2010 Forty Under 40.

University of WashingtonBA 1994University of WashingtonJ.D. 1997
National Association of Bond LawyersOregon Municipal Debt Advisory Commission

Client Comments

"Carol Juang McCoog is an excellent attorney, with a fine attention to detail."

"Ms. McCoog is a key part of K&L Gates public finance practice in Portland. She has assumed an increasing number of client assignments over the past few years and has handled them with excellent legal analysis and responsiveness."

-Eric Johansen
City of Portland (Debt Manager)

Office Location

200 Southwest Market Street, Suite 350
Portland, OR 97201
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Public Finance Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area
Carol J. McCoog has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Public Finance Law

Other Information

Race: Asian-American
Gender: Female