ATLANTA, May 3, 2016 – Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Susan Pease Langford has joined the firm’s Atlanta office.
Langford will practice in the firm’s public finance, tax incentives, credit markets and government relations groups. Her public finance experience includes practice in financings for colleges and universities, states, cities, counties, airports and single and multifamily housing projects. Her government relations experience includes working with businesses exploring public opportunities and developing strategies to most effectively pursue such government contracts; managing neighborhood and community strategies in difficult municipal zoning and permitting procedures and carefully assisting contractors pursue disputed claims while maintaining working relationships and the ability to pursue future governmental opportunities; navigating procurement procedures and demystifying the complex structures and organizations to effectively identify and communicate with government officials and staff. Langford’s experience includes work with large national companies, as well as smaller businesses across disciplines.
“We are excited that Susan has joined our growing team in Atlanta,” said Don Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “Her knowledge of the workings of government and her vast experience in public finance will be a great and welcomed asset to our government relations and public finance, tax incentives and credit markets teams.”
Langford previously served as the director of Atlanta’s 1996 Mayor’s Office of Olympic Coordination and as head of the City of Atlanta’s Law Department. She earned a bachelor’s degree in math and political science from Mount Holyoke College, and a Juris doctor from Emory University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in the state of Georgia.
Butler Snow offers a comprehensive and diverse public finance practice ranging from all forms of state and municipal bonds and obligations to the full complement of techniques available to finance and/or refinance governmental as well as industrial/economic development, default/workouts, public and private educational institutions, higher education, school financing and other developments. The firm has more than 40 attorneys practicing in its public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group, making it one of the largest in the country.