Doug Bird

Doug Bird is a partner in the securities and structured finance group in the New York office of Ashurst LLP. His practice relates primarily to financings by state and local governments, authorities and agencies. Doug has considerable experience in transactions involving municipal gas and electric utility systems, including the financing of long-term prepaid supply contracts, natural gas reserve interests, distribution systems, storage facilities and generating facilities. His experience includes commodities and interest rate hedging transactions, various credit and liquidity enhancement products, and federal income tax and securities laws matters in connection with the foregoing.