Kurt A. Kaufmann

Member

Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8250

Fax: 303.298.0940

kkaufmann@shermanhoward.com

Areas Of Emphasis

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Virginia School of Law, 1970
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Bucknell University, 1967

Kurt is one of the firm’s specialists as bond counsel for utilities and healthcare bond financings in the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Idaho.

Kurt Kaufmann has served as the City of Colorado Springs’ bond counsel for its utilities financings for more than 30 years and, in more recent years, has served as bond counsel for Platte River Power Authority. He has also acted as bond counsel for the Boise Urban Renewal Agency, as well as bond counsel for the Idaho Health Facilities Authority on its public offerings. Kurt has served as bond counsel and in other roles for numerous other healthcare and other 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation tax-exempt financings in Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and other states. He has also worked extensively on the privatization of healthcare systems in the States of Colorado, Idaho, and Wyoming.

Kurt has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America in the field of public finance law every year since 2007. Kurt has been representing clients in the area of public finance for over 40 years.

Experience

  • Responsible for the firm’s bond counsel work for private activity bond financings in the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah.
  • Bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel on numerous healthcare financings and primary responsibility for Idaho Health Facilities Authority financings.
  • Work in connection with all types of financings for the City of Colorado Springs.

Publications & Presentations

Professional Activities

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Highlights

  • Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance (2007-2020)