Attorney / Blake K. Wade


Blake K. Wade is a shareholder of the firm in the Salt Lake City office. With over 30 years of experience in public finance, Mr. Wade has focused on various practice areas including housing, higher education, transportation and airport finance, industrial development, redevelopment and tax increment financing, general obligation bonds, and lease and other revenue bond financing. Specifically, he started work on student loan bonds in 1988, for the Utah State Board of Regents. Since that time he has worked on student loan transactions as bond, underwriter’s or corporate counsel from Alaska and California to Connecticut and New Hampshire and many places in between. Mr. Wade is licensed to practice in Utah and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Salt Lake City County Bar Association, the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the Utah State Bar. He received his B.S. (cum laude) from the University of Utah in 1983 and his J.D. from the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1986 where he also served as a member of the Utah Law Review.


• B.S. (cum laude), University of Utah, 1983
• J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1986


• Student Loan Finance
• Airport Facilities
• Water, Sewer & Gas Utilities
• K-12 Education
• Higher Education
• Healthcare & Long-Term Care
• Other Nonprofit Facilities
• Manufacturing Facilities
• Housing
• Transportation
• Public Power
• Economic Development
• Infrastructure/Municipal Facilities


• Bond Counsel
• Disclosure Counsel
• Underwriter’s Counsel
• Post Issuance Compliance
• Direct Lending Counsel
• Economic Development Counsel


Gateway Towers West
15 West South Temple, Suite 1450
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

(801) 364-5080 MAIN
(801) 364-5032 FAX


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(801) 258-2725 DIRECT
(801) 364-5032 FAX