Matthias M. Edrich

(303) 292-7887
Of Counsel
(303) 292-7799 Fax

Mr. Edrich is a tax attorney in the Denver office of Kutak Rock LLP and is a member of the firm’s national federal tax practice. He advises government, non-profit and for-profit clients concerning federal tax treatment of municipal and corporate securities offerings, tax credit matters and other tax-incentivized financing structures.

Mr. Edrich provides tax advice with respect to financings for traditional state and local governmental facilities, hospitals and senior living facilities, developer districts, student loans, residential rental facilities, manufacturing facilities, alternative energy facilities, solid waste facilities, transportation, schools, libraries and fire districts. He also has assisted with matters relating to New Market Tax Credits and the Section 1603 Grant for alternative energy projects. Mr. Edrich frequently assists issuers and borrowers in connection with Internal Revenue Service audits of tax-advantaged financings.

Mr. Edrich has also advised German companies doing business in Colorado in connection with general business contact negotiations. He has served as an officer for the German American Chamber of Commerce–Colorado Chapter and is actively involved in the German business community.

Mr. Edrich is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado and before the U.S. Tax Court. He is an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) and currently serves as Vice Chair of the NABL Tax Committee.


  • Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Panel Chair (Private Activity Bonds panel) and Panelist (Chicago, April 2013 and Atlanta, April 2014)
  • Bond Attorneys’ Workshop Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Panelist (Chicago, September 2013)
  • Tax and Securities Law Institute, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Panel Chair (Private Activity Bond Tests panel) (Boston, March 2014)
  • “Financing Infrastructure: Bank Loans vs. Bonds,” Presentation at the Colorado Municipal League Annual Seminar on Municipal Law - Steamboat, October 2011
  • “Federal Tax and Securities Laws Post Issuance Compliance, or Be Prepared When the IRS or SEC Comes Knocking,” Presentation at the Colorado Municipal League Annual Conference - Vail, Colorado, June 2011
  • “Municipal Financing 101,” Presentation at the City and County of Denver, Colorado - March 2009

News and Publications:

  • References in Publications:
    • “Revised Rules for Giving Tax Advice Beneficial, Bond Lawyers Say,” The Bond Buyer (June 12, 2014)
    • "NABL Urges Treasury to Modify SLGS Procedures To Avoid Complete Shutdown of Sales," The Bond Buyer (May 30, 2014)
    • "IRS Grants Extension for Spending of QSCB Proceeds," The Bond Buyer (May 28, 2014)
  • “Four Post-Issuance Resolutions for Municipal Bond Issuers," CML Newsletter Vol. 39, No. 4, co-author - February 2013
  • Co-author "Tax Reform Proposals Affect Municipal Bonds," CML Newsletter Vol. 38, No. 25, co-author - December 2012
  • “Foreign Investment in U.S. Municipal Debt,” International Securities & Capital Markets Newsletter, Section of International Law, American Bar Association, co-author - August 2010
  • “Update on Debt Markets in the United States,” International Securities & Capital Markets Newsletter, Section of International Law, American Bar Association - February 2010
  • “Regulation of Third Party Surface Transportation: Who is a Third Party Provider and What Regulations Cover Third Party Operations in the United States?” 34 Transp. L.J. 261 (Fall, 2007)