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RFP for Special Counsel Services

Event Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 2:45pm to Friday, October 8, 2021 - 5:00pm

Request for Proposal for Special Counsel Services

The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (the “Authority”) is a quasi-public state agency created in 1965 to provide access to the tax-exempt bond market for qualified nonprofit institutions.

In accordance with the requirements in Connecticut General Statutes, Chapter 187, Section 10a-179(h)(4), the Authority is requesting proposals from qualified firms wishing to provide Special Counsel services to the Authority for a period not to exceed three (3) years.

The Authority seeks proposals from qualified law firms familiar with the Authority’s business and procedures and having established expertise in the area of tax-exempt municipal finance generally and specifically for 501(c)(3) healthcare, higher education, private secondary schools, human service providers, early childhood education centers and cultural institutions. Proposals should highlight your firm’s recent experience with transactions involving the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by public entities and quasi-public agencies similar to the Authority.  See attached RFP for response requirements.

Proposal and Engagement Schedule (All times are Eastern), 2021

  • RFP Issued – September 10, 2021
  • Proposals are due no later than October 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Interviews, if necessary, to be conducted the week of October 11, 2021
  • Authority Board Action on Selection of Special Counsel on October 20, 2021