Paul H. Tietz Joins Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP

Paul H. Tietz

Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP announced that attorney Paul H. Tietz is joining the law firm in its Savannah office.

Paul H. Tietz is a partner who practices principally in the areas of public finance and corporate finance.  Paul has practiced in the area of public finance extensively since 1975 and has represented issuers, underwriters, lenders and trustees in a diversity of debt financings throughout the United States. His experience includes taxable and tax-exempt financing of hospitals and nursing homes, as well as other nonprofit and for-profit health care facilities. Paul has also been involved in the financing of governmental projects such as housing, solid waste disposal, sewer and water, pollution control, and economic development.

“We are very excited that Paul has joined Gray Pannell & Woodward.  His extensive background in heath care financings and in federal tax matters complement our firm’s expertise in public finance and municipal bond law,” said Jim Pannell.

Mr. Tietz is a member of the American College of Bond Counsel, which recognizes lawyers who have established reputations among peers for their skill, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of bond law, as a regular fellow of the college. Paul has also been designated a “Super Lawyer” by Minnesota Law & Politics and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Born in Williston, North Dakota, Mr. Tietz received his B.S. in economics with a major in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his law degree with distinction from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Duke Law Journal and served on its editorial board.

Paul Tietz states, “I am very excited at the opportunity to join such a fine group of lawyers. I have worked with them for many years on several significant financings and know the quality of their practice.”

Prior to joining Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP, Mr. Tietz practiced law for 15 years with Briggs and Morgan, P.A. in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he was the head of the Public Finance Section for the firm.  Prior to Briggs and Morgan, Mr. Tietz practiced with two of the 10 largest bond counsel firms in the country, located in New York, New York.

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About Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP:
Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP specializes in municipal bonds, commercial real estate law and business law.  With law offices in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, the firm’s partners include, Thomas S. Gray, Jr., James L. Pannell, James R. Woodward, Jonathan B. Pannell, Kandice N. Harvey, and Paul H. Tietz.  All six of the partners of the firm are rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

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