DEFINITION of 'Bond Attorney'

A lawyer who represents the bondholders' interests during a bond offering and who prepares the legal opinion attesting that the issue is legal, valid and binding.

BREAKING DOWN 'Bond Attorney'

For example, during a municipal bond offering a bond attorney will make sure that the interest on the bonds is exempt from federal taxation.

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