Education

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000

  • Law Review, 1998 to 2000

Brigham Young University, B.S., Business Management/Psychology, summa cum laude, 1995

Admitted

Utah, 2000

Eric Hunter is a partner in the firm’s National Public and Health & Education Finance Department. He has been practicing law since 2000 when he joined Chapman and Cutler LLP. Eric is experienced in the structuring, drafting, negotiation, and review of a wide variety of municipal finance transactions, and has served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and special counsel in connection with electric, gas, water, sewer and solid waste utility; public transportation and telecommunications; 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization; city; county; higher education; school district; special district; joint action agency; municipal building authority; redevelopment agency; airport; private activity/industrial development bond; public housing; and other municipal finance transactions.

Eric has also drafted, or participated in the drafting of, municipal finance legislation adopted by the Utah legislature.

Representative Transactions

  • $700 million Utah Transit Authority Sales Tax Revenue Bonds (financed commuter rail facilities)
  • $80 million Central Utah Water Conservancy District Water Conservancy Revenue Bonds (financed the largest ever public purchase of water rights in Utah; issued in four concurrent series of fixed and variable rate taxable and tax-exempt bonds in order to accomplish various financing objectives of the District)
  • $96,365,000 Boise State University General Revenue and Refunding Bonds 
  • Utah Water Finance Agency Program Revenue Bonds (financed loans to various governmental agencies for the financing and refinancing of water and sewer system facilities)
  • $349,783,000 American Public Energy Association Gas Supply Variable Rate Revenue Bonds (structured financing of a prepayment of a long-term gas supply)

Publications