Caryl Smith

Caryl Smith

Hunton & Williams LLP

600 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 4100
Atlanta, GA 30308

Tel: (404) 888-4025


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, Post-issuance tax compliance

B.A.University of Georgia, 1979, JD University of Georgia 1982



Caryl has more than 28 years of experience in the public finance sector focusing primarily on bond counsel representation for cities, counties and statutorily and constitutionally created authorities. Caryl has focused extensively on 501(c)(3) financings and affordable housing development.
Relevant Experience

    Represented a multijurisdictional authority as bond counsel and issuer's counsel in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a tax-backed, tax-exempt revenue bond issue and a taxable revenue bond issue for the construction of a major sports arena with associated public infrastructure improvements; this engagement included drafting tax legislation for approval by the state legislature body.
    Bond counsel to 501(c)(3) organizations in connection with university and research capital projects.
    Bond counsel to numerous development authorities and housing authorities in connection with both tax-exempt and taxable transactions for economic, industrial development and affordable housing projects.
    Represents large county and city governments in connection with general obligation and revenue bond financings.
    Bond counsel to numerous Georgia local housing authorities in connection with their issuance of multifamily housing revenue bonds.
    Underwriter's counsel in connection with the $1 billion water and sewer refunding for the City of Atlanta.
    Bond Counsel to the City of Atlanta in connection with the first two tax allocation bond issues done in the State of Georgia.