Jesse Bausch focuses his practice on public finance with an emphasis in the areas of traditional municipal bond issuance, securities law, and state and local government law. As a steadfast legal ally, he will work intelligently and efficiently to help protect your legal goals, so you come out ahead.
Jesse’s principled legal talents equip him to represent issuers in financing through a wide range of projects. From addressing water and wastewater facilities to schools and court facilities, and beyond, he supports each legal step with forethought into his client’s unique needs and goals.
Jesse understands the challenges of properly ensuring the public infrastructure required to support retail, commercial and residential development, as well as multifamily or low-income housing transactions. He is very detail-oriented and serves as a thoroughly reliable guide through complicated underwriting, bonding and development matters.
In his spare time, Jesse is also an award-winning comic book writer and screenwriter. His critically acclaimed comic book, Strange Detective Tales, has been optioned for development into a possible animated series or feature film.
Bond counsel to Virginia Resources Authority in connection with its pooled infrastructure financings, ensuring the bonds are allowed, binding, printed and announced properly
Underwriter’s counsel on federal highway reimbursement financings
Bond counsel and developer counsel on community development authority financings
Best Lawyers in America® in Municipal Law, 2024
"Legal Elite," Virginia Business magazine, Business Law, 2021-2022
Virginia Governor's Screenwriting Competition Winner, 2009
George Mason University School of Law J.D.
University of Pennsylvania B.A.
"Exploring 501c3 Bond Finance for Nonprofit Organizations" Council of Development Finance Agencies // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, March 2023