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Accomplished Attorney Launches North Texas Boutique Firm Dedicated to Public Finance

North Texas has a new public finance law firm with the formation of Kintop Smith, PC. The minority and woman-owned boutique is led by Managing Attorney, Nicole Kintop Smith. Based in Dallas, Texas, the firm is devoted to public finance and related banking and financial legal services.

Kintop Smith brings significant experience in public finance, infrastructure finance and securities law serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriters’ counsel in financings advising various governmental issuers, transportation and financial institution clients across a broad spectrum, with par value of deals ranging from less than $1 million to in excess of $3 billion.  Kintop Smith, PC is recognized in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Market Place (the “Red Book”) as a nationally recognized bond counsel law firm.

“Over the past decade I have had the pleasure of supporting cities, transportation and education entities in securing financing to advance and maintain their communities, and to save millions of dollars. Public finance rests at the heart of community building, so I’m pleased to continue the work with my new firm,” Kintop Smith notes. “My end goal is to provide clients the most effective, innovative and efficient legal services. By serving clients as both a relationship and delivery lead, my firm is uniquely poised to deliver value.”

Bringing 15 years of legal experience, Nicole Kintop Smith most recently practiced for more than six years with McCall, Parkhurst & Horton, L.L.P., one of the country’s preeminent law firms in public finance. Previously, she practiced with leading boutique firms in Dallas, Texas and Milwaukee, Wisconsin managing public finance, real estate and commercial litigation matters.

Nicole Kintop Smith is a member of the Texas and Wisconsin Bar Associations, Dallas Bar Association-WE LEAD (Class of 2019), National Association of Bond Lawyers, Women in Public Finance-Executive Council and Texas Wall Street Women. She is active in her community, including various initiatives supporting children, diversity and the advancement of women. She was appointed by the Irving Mayor to serve on the Irving Bond Task Force and serves as an Irving Civil Service Commissioner.