Ben A. Brooks III

Ben A. Brooks III

Bracewell & Giuliani

1445 Ross Avenue Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75202-2724

Tel: (214) 758-1022 Fax: (800) 404-3970


In Practice Since: 1974

General obligation bonds, Municipal revenue bonds, Assessment and other land-based bonds and tax increment bonds, Exempt organization bonds (including health care, higher education, schools and cultural institutions), Bonds backed by corporate or project revenues, Multifamily housing bonds, Single-family housing bonds, Student loan bonds, Tax credit bonds

B.B.A. (Finance), University of Texas, 1971

Professional Affiliations:
National Association of Bond Laywers, Nor Texas Commission, Dallas Citizens Council, Dallas Assembly


Ben serves as bond counsel for cities, counties, school districts, special law districts, higher education authorities, and other political subdivisions throughout Texas and elsewhere. He has been involved in the financing and development of airports, sports facilities, single- and multi-family housing, student loans, industrial development, health care, public power, and regional water and sewer systems both as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel.

In addition, he has experience drafting legislation authorizing public entities to finance their infrastructure and economic development programs.

Representative Matters

Bond counsel for Texas-based international airports
Bond counsel for mass transit agencies
Bond counsel for city governments
Bond counsel for county government
Bond counsel for public school districts and community colleges


J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1974
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1971

Bar Admissions



Dallas Citizens Council
Dallas Assembly
Board member, Downtown Dallas Inc.
National Association of Bond Lawyers; North Texas Commission


Fellow, American College of Bond Counsel
Best Lawyers, 2005 - 2014