David S. Goodman
David S. Goodman serves as Squire Sanders "managing partner of the firm’s Cleveland office. Prior to this role, he served as a co-leader of the firm’s nationally known public finance practice for several years. His practice encompasses all types of public finance issues including acting as bond counsel in both general obligation financings and revenue bond issues for public utilities and transportation facilities and serving as underwriters’ counsel for national and regional underwriters of tax-exempt bond issues by Ohio issuers at the state and local level. Mr. Goodman’s practice emphasizes the financing of water, wastewater and other infrastructure projects particularly through state revolving loan programs.
"Mr. Goodman leads the firm’s representation of the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) as bond counsel and special counsel. As bond counsel for OWDA, Mr. Goodman has handled more than US$2 billion of bond issues in pooled loan programs for water and wastewater projects. He has also handled the legal aspects of complex OWDA transactions including swap options, forward refundings and cash defeasances, and has played a prominent role in areas such as brownfield remediation and soil conservation.
"In 2006 Mr. Goodman was named to the board of The George Gund Foundation, the largest private foundation in Ohio. The Foundation funds education, human services, economic and community development, environment and arts programs. Mr. Goodman previously served as chair of the boards of the Center for Community Solutions, Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland and the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. He currently serves on the boards of the Playhouse Square Foundation, Business Volunteers Unlimited and the North Union Farmers Market, and on the Visiting Committee of Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs.
"Mr. Goodman is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and was selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer in a survey distributed by Law & Politics. His finance practice leadership is also noted by US Legal 500. " 
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- David Goodman, Squire Sanders, accessed December 16, 2009.