William W. Davis - Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

William W. Davis

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 502-560-4257

Bill is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Louisville office, and has been with the firm since 2002. He is a member of the Business Services Practice with a focus on Public Finance. Prior to joining the firm, Bill was a partner at Harper, Ferguson & Davis until it merged with a predecessor of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC. Bill is a member of the Corporate Finance & Lending Practice Group and the Business Entities & Transactions Practice Group. He is a nationally recognized bond counsel and concentrates his practice in municipal finance and tax-exempt securities.

Bill is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for his legal accomplishments. He has been a municipal finance attorney for 40 years and has represented cities, counties and other governmental entities throughout Kentucky. He recently served as bond counsel on major financings for Baptist Healthcare System and the Louisville Arena Authority.

Bill is a member of the Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations, is a Charter Life Fellow of the Kentucky Bar Foundation and a Life Fellow of the Louisville Bar Foundation, is a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel and a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the American Health Lawyers Association. Bill has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Louisville and Jefferson County Riverport Authority, as a member of the boards of directors of the Cabbage Patch Settlement House and the Historic Homes Foundation, as a Trustee and President of the Episcopal Church Home of Kentucky, as Senior Warden of St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church and as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve. Married with two children and five grandchildren, Bill enjoys golf, reading and travel in his spare time.

Washington and Lee UniversityBA 1961University of LouisvilleJ.D. 1965
Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar AssociationsKentucky Bar FoundationLouisville Bar FoundationAmerican College of Bond CounselNational Association of Bond LawyersAmerican Health Lawyers AssociationFormer member of the Vestry of St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church Historic Homes Foundation, Inc.The Cabbage Patch Settlement House, Inc.The Episcopal Church Home of Kentucky

Case History

Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. — Hospital Revenue Bonds:
Series 2009A - $216,030,000
Series 2009B - $284,435,000
Series 2011   - $140,000,000
Louisville Arena Authority, Inc. — Louisville Arena Project Revenue Bonds:
Series 2008A - $349,218,518.30
Series 2008B - $20,100,000
Series 2008C - $9,900,000
Tax-Exempt Financings — Hundreds of other tax-exempt financings throughout Kentucky.

Office Location

PNC Plaza, Suite 2000
500 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202-2828
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Public Finance Law of the Louisville Metro Area
William W. Davis has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Public Finance Law (Disclosure, Municipal, Project Finance, Securities, Tax, Water Project Financing)

Other Information

Gender: Male