Brian J. Fender Attorney At Law
Chair, Public Finance
Tampa 401 East Jackson Street Suite 2700 Tampa, Florida 33602
Orlando 301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801
Brian is a shareholder and director of GrayRobinson who serves as Chair of the firm’s public finance practice group. Brian has represented a variety of clients including aviation authorities, banks and other direct purchasers of municipal debt, bond holders, charter schools, cities, counties, expressway authorities, government financing pools and programs, hospitals and other health care facilities, housing authorities, investment banks, open and closed investment funds, placement agents, port authorities, school boards, special districts, sports authorities, state programs, tax-exempt organizations, trustees, utilities, water support authorities, universities, and various special districts. Over the course of his career, Brian has been involved in more than 600 public finance transactions and has represented clients in the issuance of more than $36 billion of tax-exempt and taxable debt. Brian has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell and recognized by peer-ranking publications such as Super Lawyers and Florida Trend's "Legal Elite."
Brian is a native of Tampa. Brian received his B.A. from the University of South Florida and his J.D. from the University of Florida. Brian practiced law in Miami and Washington, D.C. prior to returning to Tampa and joining GrayRobinson in early 2005. Brian is licensed to practice law in Florida, Illinois and the District of Columbia and serves as Chair of the firm’s Public Finance practice group.