Russell E. Stair


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Russell Stair focuses his practice primarily in the areas of public finance, economic development incentives, affordable housing projects and commercial lending. His practice includes:

  • Public Finance Matters – Serving as counsel for local governments and governmental entities in a variety of public finance matters, including conduit bond financings.
  • Economic Development – Serving as counsel for local governments, industrial development boards and other governmental entities in connection with economic incentive transactions, including property tax abatement and tax increment financings.
  • Affordable Housing – Representing public housing authorities and other developers in the acquisition, construction and/or rehabilitation of multi-family housing properties.
  • Governmental Revenue Debt – Serving as counsel for a variety of financings involving the issuance of revenue bonds.
  • Non-Profit Healthcare Financing – Representing non-profit healthcare providers in Tennessee in connection with their financing transactions.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Russell was a former intern with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and practiced for two years as a CPA with Ernst & Young.


National Association of Bond Lawyers

American Bar Association

American Health Law Association (AHLA)