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 and Internal Revenue Service audits of municipal and corporate securities offerings, bond-related tax credit matters and other tax-incentivized financing structures. Mr. Edrich also advises clients in connection with private letter ruling requests to the Internal Revenue Service.

His clients include hospitals, senior living and general health care providers, manufacturing, alternative energy and solid waste companies, transportation, library and educational authorities and districts, special districts and developers, and general state and local governmental entities. Mr. Edrich has also assisted with certain bond-related tax credit and alternative energy tax matters.

Mr. Edrich is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the U.S. Tax Court. He is an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. He has served as an officer for the Colorado Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce and has counseled German companies in Colorado regarding general business contract negotiations. Mr. Edrich currently serves as Chair of the Tax Law Committee of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.


  • Quoted, “IRS Grants School District Extension to Spend QSCB Proceeds,” The Bond Buyer, April 7, 2015
  • Quoted, “IRS Issues Favorable Ruling on Water Bonds,” The Bond Buyer, February 18, 2015
  • Quoted, “Senate Finance Committee Passes Bill That Would Help Nonprofits,” The Bond Buyer, February 11, 2015
  • Mentioned, “IRS Announces VCAP for Issuers of 501(c)(3) Bonds,” The Bond Buyer, January 2, 2015
  • Mentioned, “Expect More Tax Guidance in 2015,” The Bond Buyer, December 26, 2014
  • Mentioned, “IRS Memo on BABs Draws Criticism,” The Bond Buyer, December 24, 2014
  • Mentioned, “IRS Releases Final Regulations on Arbitrage Rebate Overpayments,” The Bond Buyer, November 12, 2014
  • Mentioned, “NABL Wants Favorable Treatment of Partnerships,” The Bond Buyer, September 18, 2014
  • Co-Author, “Four Post-Issuance Resolutions for Municipal Bond Issuers,” CML Newsletter, Vol. 39, No. 4, February 2013
  • Co-Author, “Tax Reform Proposals Affect Municipal Bonds,” CML Newsletter, Vol. 38, No. 25, December 2012
  • Co-Author, “Foreign Investment in U.S. Municipal Debt,” International Securities & Capital Markets Newsletter, American Bar Association, August 2010
  • Author, “Update on Debt Markets in the United States,” International Securities & Capital Markets Newsletter, American Bar Association, February 2010
  • Author, “Regulation of Third Party Surface Transportation: Who is a Third Party Provider and What Regulations Cover Third Party Operations in the United States?” 34 Transportation Law Journal 261, Fall 2007


  • Panel Chair, “Reissuance,” Tax and Securities Law Institute, National Association of Bond Lawyers, New Orleans, LA, March 2015
  • Panelist, “Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Atlanta, GA, April 2014
  • Panel Chair, “Private Activity Bond Tests,” Tax and Securities Law Institute, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Boston, MA, March 2014
  • Panelist, Bond Attorneys’ Workshop Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chicago, IL, September 2013
  • Panel Chair, “Private Activity Bonds,” Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chicago, IL, April 2013
  • Speaker, “Financing Infrastructure: Bank Loans vs. Bonds,” Colorado Municipal League Annual Seminar on Municipal Law, Steamboat Springs, CO, October 2011
  • Speaker, “Federal Tax and Securities Laws Post Issuance Compliance, or Be Prepared When the IRS or SEC Comes Knocking,” Colorado Municipal League Annual Conference, Vail, CO, June 2011