Ronald C. Green focuses his practice on public finance, P3 projects, government law and policy, corporate governance and compliance, white collar criminal defense, financial crimes, health care fraud, securities fraud, bank fraud and special investigations and has deep first-chair trial experience in federal and state courts. His broad background in government finance, auditing and government policy, along with his civil and white collar litigation experience, provide him with vast insight into the needs of clients.
Prior to joining the firm, he was elected and served for six years as Controller for the City of Houston, where he acted as its chief financial officer (CFO). Previously, Ronald was elected to Houston’s City council, where he also served for six years with duties that included chairman of the city’s Budget & Fiscal Affairs Committee. As a hands-on CFO, auditor, budget committee chair, and chair of the city of Houston’s Finance Working Group, Ronald led the issuance and refinancing of more than $15.5 billion in tax-exempt and $2.3 billion in taxable municipal bonds, including more than $3.2 billion in conduit financings.
Ronald serves as bond and disclosure counsel for tax exempt and taxable financings for cities, counties, school and utility districts, and local government corporations, as well as advises clients on public-private partnerships (P3). In addition to bond and disclosure counsel engagements, Ronald also represents national and regional investment banking firms as underwriters’ counsel in bond transactions. He also conducts special investigations and practices white collar criminal defense.