Eligible Providers

Picture of Utah Charter School Finance Authority Board meeting.

To obtain financing from the municipal debt markets for a project, a charter school must provide financial and operational history sufficient to meet market requirements. Finance team professionals are available to guide charter schools through the financing process.

UCSFA helps charter schools to procure services from competent professionals by providing schools with a list of prequalified Bond Counsel firms. In order to use UCSFA as a conduit issuer, charter schools must utilize services from professionals who have been prequalified and are on the Eligible Providers list.

Bond Counsel - Eligible Firms

Chapman & Cutler LLP
Eric Hunter
215 South State Street, Ste. 800
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Rhonda Skoby
50 South Sixth Street, Ste. 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55402-1498

Gilmore & Bell PC
Jacob Carlton
15 West South Temple 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Eugene Clark-Herrera
405 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

This list is valid until you are notified otherwise.

The Office of the Attorney General periodically compiles a list of eligible firms in compliance with state procurement code. Charter schools must receive and evaluate bids from eligible firms before selecting bond counsel.

If you have any questions about this announcement, please contact:


Perri Babalis
Assistant Attorney General
Utah Office of the Attorney General
Phone: 801-366-0375
Email: pbabalis@agutah.gov