Helms Mulliss & Wicker Ranks Among Top 10 Bond Counsels

From: Helms Mulliss & Wicker
Published: Wed Aug 29 2007


Helms Mulliss & Wicker LLP (HMW) announced today that it was ranked among the top 10 bond counsels dealing with competitive issues according to The Bond Buyer, the leading publication covering the bond industry.
The Bond Buyer rankings, which are based on information from Thomson Financial Securities Data, examine the total amount of completed competitive bond issues for which firms served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, or disclosure counsel. Through the first half of 2007, Helms Mulliss & Wicker has completed $1.04 billion worth of competitive offering settlements, the seventh-highest in the nation.
“Helms Mulliss & Wicker had a momentous first half of the year,” said Rebecca Chaffin, member of HMW’s management committee and finance practice. “Earning a top 10 ranking from The Bond Buyer is a great honor and reflects the hard work and determination all of our attorneys embrace.”
Quarterly, The Bond Buyer ranks bond counsels in four categories: overall, competitive, full credit and negotiated. Since 2003, Helms Mulliss Wicker has consistently ranked in the top five bond counsels for North Carolina, top 10 for the Southeast region and top 10 in the nation.
About Helms Mulliss & Wicker:
HMW is recognized as one of America’s Best Law Firms by Corporate Board Member magazine, ranked as a Top 10 Bond Counsel by The Bond Buyer and is named a Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel magazine. The firm employs more than 135 lawyers, 20 of whom have been designated Super Lawyers in the 2007 North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. HMW focuses on three practice groups: commercial litigation, complex finance and corporate law. Within the practice groups, specialty areas include: government relations, securities, mergers & acquisitions, employer services, private equity and others. The firm represents Fortune 100 companies, the nation’s largest financial institutions as well as many high-growth and start-up companies. Helms Mulliss & Wicker maintains offices in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC. For additional information, visit www.hmw.com.
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