Gilmore Bell announces new director and shareholder


SALT LAKE CITY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Gilmore & Bell, PC, a public finance law firm, is pleased to announce that Jacob B. Carlton has been appointed Director of the Salt Lake City office.

Mr. Carlton assists his clients with municipal finance matters, focusing on tax-exempt private business bonds, including housing and 501 (c) (3) bonds. He is also experienced in the area of ​​mortgage income bonds and regularly acts as legal advisor to public housing authorities in multi-family residential rental bond transactions. In addition, he has represented government and local bond issuers as an advisor in charter school financings and LIHTC financings. Mr. Carlton was called to the Utah Bar in 2008. He received his BM (summa cum laude) from Weber State University in 2002 and his JD from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2008, where he was a writer. deputy chief of Gonzaga Law Review.

Gilmore & Bell, PC is also pleased to announce that Claymore K. (Clay) Hardman has been appointed shareholder of the Salt Lake City office.

Mr. Hardman focuses on municipal finance matters, with an emphasis on securities offerings, securitizations, secondary market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, corporate loan financings. tax and related transactions. He represents a variety of government entities, housing authorities, investment banks, lenders, loan officers, private and charter schools, and various 501 (c) (3) organizations. Mr. Hardman was called to the Utah Bar in 2015. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management in 2011 and his JD (Honors) from the University of Utah. , SJ Quinney College of Law in 2015 where he served as Executive Process Editor for the Utah Law Review and president of the Business Law Society.

About Gilmore Bell

Gilmore bell is one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States. The company primarily represents government entities and 501c3 organizations to negotiate financing alternatives, including bond and lease transactions, economic development incentives, and public-private partnerships. For more than 25 years, Gilmore Bell has ranked in the national top 10 for the number of opinions of bond advisers rendered on municipal bond issues. Gilmore Bell has offices in Utah, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Illinois. For more information, visit our website


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