Thomas J. Mancuso
General Counsel to The Burrell Financial Services Group
Thomas J. Mancuso is General Counsel to The Burrell Financial Services Group, responsible for legal aspects of the Group’s undertakings. T.J. has spent over 40 years providing legal services in a variety of complex financial transactions. In the municipal bond area, he has acted as issuer’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel in general obligation, revenue obligation and industrial development financings, and has represented municipal entities, lenders, developers, providers of credit enhancement and nonprofit corporations in taxable and tax-exempt bond issues nationally and internationally in over $3 billion of debt financings. He has also represented clients in issuing securities in federal lease projects and has been a leader in innovative financings for charter schools.
In recent years, he has devoted a substantial part of his practice to the development of public transit infrastructure, to include port facilities for the delivery of crude oil by rail from production fields in the United States and Canada to the Gulf Coast, and port facilities servicing water traffic on the Ohio River. In addition, he has been lead counsel with respect to financings for multiple “green” projects, developing solid waste treatment projects for production of recovered minerals from spent refining catalyst, waste-to-energy projects generating electricity from wood waste, production of fiber-based products designed to replace plastics, projects for the recovery of scrap steel and recycling of lithium batteries, and facilities converting waste oils to biodiesel.
T.J. was also instrumental in designing the legal framework for the successful financing of The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine and The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
T.J. received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver College of Law, where he was Associate Editor of the Denver Law Review.