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Robert A.Selak

Washington, D.C.

O 202.263.4165


O 513.352.6663

Robert A.Selak


Focus Areas

  • Representative transactions include acting as bond counsel on a $159,530,000 bond issue for a hospital system in 2016; acting as counsel to the developer consortium on Ohio’s first P3 transportation project and as bond counsel on the related issuance of private activity bonds; acting as bond counsel or underwriters’ counsel on numerous general obligation bond issues by the Ohio Public Facilities Commission; acting as underwriters’ counsel on numerous bond issues by public universities including a $135,035,000 bond issue for Miami University in 2014 and a $893,120,000 bond issue in 2010 for The Ohio State University; acting as issuer’s counsel and disclosure counsel to the Ohio Housing Finance Agency on over $6 billion of single family mortgage revenue bonds issued since 2005; and acting as bond counsel on numerous exempt facilities financings in Ohio and other states.
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for more than 15 years for Banking and Finance Law and Public Finance Law; was named the Best Lawyers® 2013 Public Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section; Urban, State and Local Government Law Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1979
  • Wheeling College, B.S., 1976

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio