Woody Vaughan is a partner in Holland & Knight's Atlanta
office, where his practice focuses on public finance transactions, economic
development projects and multifamily housing finance. Mr. Vaughan leads the
firm's Georgia Public Finance Initiative and has substantial experience in
tax-exempt finance for state and local governments; multifamily housing
facilities; stadiums; and governmental and nonprofit healthcare, educational and
other facilities. He routinely serves as bond counsel and counsel to
underwriters, bond purchasers, credit enhancers and borrowers on complex public
finance transactions. Since 2007, Mr. Vaughan has represented clients in more
than 185 public finance transactions totaling more than $10.5 billion in
aggregate principal amount of bonds.
Mr. Vaughan also has extensive knowledge in the area of affordable housing
finance that includes representing financial institutions providing debt
financing on tax exempt and conventional low-income housing tax credit projects
throughout the United States.
In addition, Mr. Vaughan has worked on some of the largest economic
development incentive transactions ever completed in the state of Georgia. As a
trusted advisor, he helps corporate clients looking to relocate to or expand in
Georgia as well as local governments developing incentive packages for
prospective private industry clients.