Brian T. Hirai joined the firmin 1996 as a member of its business/real estate department. His practice is concentrated primarily in public finance.He has over 40 years of experience as a public finance attorney, serving variously as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and credit enhancer’s counsel in a broad range of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues for state and local governmental units, including government infrastructure financingsand conduit financings for non-governmental health care, educational, housing, industrial and commercial facilities.
Brian’s public finance experience includes a wide variety of financing structures; private and governmental insurance, letters of credit, and other forms of credit or liquidity support; capital lease transactions, including certificates of participation; various forms of pooled and composite offerings of securities; and innovative workouts of troubled financings.
Brian also has substantial experience representing business entities and nonprofit organizations in a variety of business, corporate, health care and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining McCorriston, Brian practiced for 18 years (1977-1995) with the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP (now Ballard Spahr LLP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the firms public finance department and interdisciplinary health care practice group.