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Gilmore Bell Again on Nation’s Top 10 Bond Counsel Firm List

Gilmore & Bell, P.C. has been listed the seventh-ranked bond counsel in the nation for 2018 by Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters, in its Year-end Annual Review. The Firm delivered the approving opinion on 312 long-term municipal issues, the third largest number, aggregating $6.45 billion last year. Gilmore & Bell also ranked in the top ten for special tax counsel firms.

In addition to being on the national top ten list, Gilmore & Bell was ranked as the top bond counsel firm in the Midwest with 256 long-term municipal issues and $4.88 billion in dollar volume. The Firm also ranked as the top bond counsel firm in both number of issues and dollar volume in the states of Kansas, Missouri and Utah.

Gilmore & Bell is one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States. For more than 20 years, Gilmore & Bell has ranked in the top 10 nationally in the number of bond counsel opinions rendered on municipal bond issues. The Firm primarily represents states, counties, cities, school districts and other governmental and quasi-governmental entities as bond counsel in public finance transactions. Gilmore & Bell has offices in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Utah and Illinois. For more information, visit us at

Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries. Refinitiv based its rankings and volume totals on all long-term municipal new issues underwritten and reported from Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2018.

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Posted: Jan 31, 2019


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