Born Bakersfield, Missouri; admitted to bar, 1967, Oklahoma. Education: East Central State College (B.S., Mathematics, 1958); University of Arkansas (M.A., Mathematics, 1961); Further graduate study in Mathematics at the University of Oklahoma, Princeton University, University of Miami and the University of Texas (Austin); Law study at University of Texas (Austin); University of Oklahoma (J.D., 1967); Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1968). Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif; Pi Mu Epsilon. Author: Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds in Oklahoma, 1st Edition, 1972; Municipal Bonds in Oklahoma, 2d Edition, 1978, 4th Edition, 1993; 5th Edition, 1995; 6th Edition, 1999, 7th Edition, 2005; articles in Oklahoma Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Tulsa Law Journal, The Monthly Digest of Legal Articles and The Bond Lawyer. Special Lecturer, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1969-1971. Member, Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1975-1978. Member: Cleveland County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations; National Association of Bond Lawyers (Charter Member); Fellow and Director, American College of Bond Counsel. Selected 1996 Distinguished Alumnus, East Central University. Practice areas: Public Finance, Taxation, and Business Law.
Mr. Floyd has been involved in virtually every facet of municipal finance over the last 50 years, including tax-exempt and taxable financing, industrial development bonds of all descriptions and has devoted full time to municipal bond work. Mr. Floyd has practiced in the law of state and local governments and their constitutional and statutory authority to provide and finance public needs and activities for over 50 years, and has drafted and provided legislative frameworks to assist state and local agencies and political subdivisions and instrumentalities and political leadership with the laws that enable these entities to provide public infrastructure needs. Mr. Floyd is a charter member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers founded in 1979 and he also established the Carlson Award in 1992. As a result of his work and expertise, Mr. Floyd was selected as an initial member and director of the American College of Bond Counsel. As senior founding partner with the firm, he assumes the primary role and generally supervises the coordination of financing projects, attends public meetings and makes presentations with respect thereto and reviews the financing documents related to each project.
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Municipal Bond and Public Finance Attorneys
118 East Main
P.O. Box 396
Norman, OK 73070-0396