Robert Feyer

Robert Feyer

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Tel: (415) 773-5886 Fax: (415) 773-5759



General obligation bonds, Bonds backed by corporate or project revenues, Securities law

B.A. Princton University, 1968 J.D. Harvard Law School, 1971

Professional Affiliations:
National Association of Bond Lawyers


Robert Feyer is located in the San Francisco and Sacramento offices and a member of the Public Finance Department, with nearly 35 years experience representing issuers and underwriters of municipal bonds. Mr. Feyer's principal client is the State of California. 

Since 1986, Mr. Feyer has been the lead bond counsel for the State, working with a team of lawyers to complete the issuance of many tens of billions of dollars of general obligation bonds, cash flow notes and warrants and lease revenue obligations, including three of the five largest long-term municipal bond issues in U.S. history. Mr. Feyer was recognized by The American Lawyer magazine in April 2003 as one of 10 "Dealmakers of the Year" for his work on a $12.5 billion cash flow note borrowing in October 2002.   Mr. Feyer also serves as Co-Disclosure Counsel for the State.  He has spoken at conferences on municipal finance and disclosure matters, and is a member of the Securities Law Committee of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. 

Mr. Feyer also has an active practice in private activity financing for such purposes as solid waste disposal, pollution control and industrial development. For more almost 35 years, he has been a lead bond counsel for the California Pollution Control Financing Authority.

From 1972 to 1975, while on a leave of absence from Orrick, Mr. Feyer was a Captain in the United States Air Force where he served on the staff of the Air Force General Counsel, and he later served as a legislative assistant to a United States Senator in Washington, D.C.