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About Jonathan

Jonathan Leatherberry focuses his practice on public debt offerings and business transactions, particularly related to the healthcare industry. He has served nationally as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, trustee’s counsel for general obligation and revenue financings involving hospitals, nursing facilities, retirement facilities, primary and secondary education facilities, universities, cultural arts centers and charter schools.

Jonathan also advises non-profit and for-profit organizations on general corporate matters, fiduciary responsibilities, mergers and acquisitions, liquidity and credit facilities, workout and restructuring situations, and disclosure matters.

He has experience drafting and negotiating public and private debt offerings and all related documentation for 501(c)(3) organizations.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Baylor Scott & White Holdings — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $534.785 million of Taxable Bonds, Series 2016

Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $459.205 million of Hospital Revenue Bonds (Memorial Hermann Health System), Series 2016A, Series 2016B-1 (CP Mode), Series 2016C, Series 2016D, Series 2016E, Series 2016B-2 (CP Mode) and Series 2016B-3 (CP Mode)

Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — bond counsel to Texas Children’s Hospital in connection with $355.72 million of Hospital Revenue Bonds, Series 2015-1, Series 2015-2 [7 Month Window VRDB] and Series 2015-3

New Hope Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — disclosure and borrower’s counsel to issuer in connection with $59.93 million of Retirement Facility Revenue Bonds (MRC Senior Living - The Langford Project), Series 2016A Fixed Rate Bonds, Series 2016B-1 Tax Exempt Mandatory Paydown Securities (TEMPS-80),  Series 2016B-2 Tax Exempt Mandatory Paydown Securities (TEMPS-50) and Taxable Series 2016C Mandatory Paydown Securities (Taxable MPS)

Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — bond counsel to Texas Health Resources in connection with $631.105 million of System Revenue Bonds, Series 2016A

Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $124.02 million of Retirement Facility Revenue Bonds (Air Force Villages Obligated Group Project), Series 2016

Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $130.175 million of Retirement Facility Revenue Bonds (C.C. Young Memorial Home Project), Series 2017A and Taxable Series 2017B

Travis County Health Facilities Development Corporation — underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance of $15 million of 2017 Remarketing: First Mortgage Revenue Refunding Bonds (Longhorn Village Project), Series 2012B (Adjustable Rate Bonds)

Credentials

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
J.D.
1999
cum laude
The University of Texas at San Antonio,
B.B.A.
1996
cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation (Phorum)
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Chairman, Securities Law and Disclosure Committee, 2006
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
State Bar of Texas
Secretary, Legal Opinions Committee, Business Law Section, 2005

News

News

The Best Lawyers in America Recognize 74 Bracewell Attorneys

August 15, 2016
Best Lawyers, Woodward White, Inc.

Texas Super Lawyers Recognizes 23 Bracewell Attorneys

March 11, 2014
Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters

Will health care construction wave continue in DFW?

September 16, 2013
Dallas Business Journal - Online

EXECUTIVE CHANGES

January 15, 2012
Dallas Morning News, The

Vinson & Elkins to exit Public Finance

December 14, 2011
Bond Buyer Online, The

V&E’s Public Finance Group Moves To Bracewell

December 13, 2011
The Texas Lawbook

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Woodward/White, Inc.
Best Lawyers
Public Finance Law, 2014 - 2018
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Rising Stars, 2008 - 2014