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Jeffrey A. Poley

Partner
Raleigh | 919.835.4659
Mobile | 919.345.9384
Fax | 919.834.4564

Jeff Poley has been practicing municipal bond and banking/finance law for nearly 25 years. He has helped close large and small transactions all along the Eastern Seaboard. He joined Parker Poe in 2007 as a partner in the Public Finance Group in the firm's Raleigh office.

Jeff has worked extensively as bond counsel, bank counsel, and underwriter's counsel in financings for hospitals, continuing care retirement communities, senior living providers, schools, universities, and colleges. He also works on general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, installment financings, and interest rate swap transactions. While much of his practice is in the tax-exempt lending space, he also regularly serves as lender's and borrower's counsel in traditional commercial banking transactions.

He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Representative Experience

  • Completed transactions in the states of Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
  • Regularly speaks to industry groups on public finance topics.
  • Involved in transactions as small as $120,000 and as large as $1 billion.
  • Completed more than 45 transactions in calendar year 2020 totaling over $1,300,000,000.

Representative Pro Bono Transactions

  • $3.7 million: The Wake County Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority Tax-Exempt Facilities Revenue Refunding Bond (Habitat for Humanity of Wake County), Series 2015 (Bond Counsel).
  • $4.7 million: The Wake County Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority Special Purpose Project Revenue Bond (InterAct Project), Series 2010 (Borrower’s Counsel).
  • $4 million: The Wake County Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority Tax-Exempt Facilities Revenue Bonds (Habitat for Humanity of Wake County Project), Series 2007 (Bond Counsel).

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Honors & Awards

  • American College of Bond Counsel, Fellow
  • The Best Lawyers in America in Public Finance Law, 2010-2022
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Public Finance, 2017-2021
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012-2015; Rising Star, 2009-2010
  • Triangle Business Journal's 40 Under 40, 2009
  • Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" Young Guns, 2008
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ in Public Finance Government & Public Policy Health Care       

Memberships

  • American Red Cross—Triangle Chapter, Board of Directors, 2015-2020
  • Rules Review Commission of the State of North Carolina, 2015-2019
  • Interact, Board of Directors, 2008-2014
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • North Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association