Gordon M. Wilbourn

(501) 975-3101
(501) 975-3001 Fax

Mr. Wilbourn represents a variety of issuers, borrowers, underwriters and trustees in tax-exempt and taxable public finance transactions. Issuer and borrower clients include state agencies and authorities, cities, counties, local governmental authorities, public and private corporations, hospitals and other health care providers, developers, charter schools, universities and colleges. Mr. Wilbourn was named the 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers® Little Rock Public Finance "Lawyer of the Year," and the 2018 Best Lawyers Little Rock Municipal Law "Lawyer of the Year." He has a peer review rating of "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating the independent organization confers.

Representative Experience:

  • Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
  • Member, Board of Directors, Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.
  • Acting as bond counsel to state and local issuers for various multifamily housing financings.
  • Serving as bond counsel for numerous electric, water and wastewater revenue financing for municipally owned utilities.
  • Serving as bond counsel to Arkansas cities and counties in connection with general obligation bonds and bonds secured by sales tax, advertising and promotion tax, and franchise fee receipts.
  • Acting as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel in connection with tax increment financing district bonds in Arkansas and Missouri.
  • Serving as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel in connection with numerous higher education and health care financings.