State & Local Government Relations
Joseph Stanton has practiced in the areas of public finance, infrastructure and capital projects for more than 25 years. He currently serves as co-team leader for Nelson Mullins' public finance and capital projects team. Joe has served as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, disclosure counsel, bank counsel, company counsel, and trustee’s counsel on various state and local government financings throughout his career. He has also served as counsel to both local governments and private consortiums in connection with infrastructure projects delivered through public private partnerships (P3s).
He served as bond counsel on, what was at the time, the largest public finance transaction in the state of Florida ($1.1 billion) and as bank counsel on one of the largest healthcare syndicated finance transactions in the state of Florida ($1 billion).
A frequent lecturer, he served as a panelist on the topic of Alternative Delivery of Utility Services for the Center for Florida Local Government Excellence.
Member, The National Association of Bond Lawyers
Member, Florida Bar
University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD ,cum laude (1993)
The University of Alabama, BS, Commerce and Business Administration (1986)