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Bryan practices in the Government Practice Group and the Corporate Services Department at Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP. He is experienced serving as bond counsel, program counsel, issuer's counsel, trustee's counsel and underwriter's counsel on numerous tax-exempt and taxable matters for the State of Indiana and schools, cities, counties and other municipal units throughout Indiana. He continues to serve his clients in a wide-range of public finance and governmental law matters.

Career Highlights

Representative Cases and Achievements

  • Served since 1989 as general counsel to the State of Indiana, to establish and facilitate local sewage works and local drinking water projects funded from the State Wastewater & Drinking Water Revolving Loan Funds and State Supplemental Program Fund.
  • Served for 10 years as bond counsel to hundreds of schools, libraries, cities, towns and other participants issuing several billion dollars of warrants to the Indiana Bond Bank as part of its Advance Funding Programs and Reassessment Assistance Programs.
  • Served since 1985 as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel on numerous tax-exempt and taxable financings related to capital construction and acquisition projects, cash flow needs, funding of social programs, refinancings and other governmental and private needs. A sample of projects include the following transactions:
      • $5,098,024 City of Peru, Grissom Aeroplex Sewage Works Refunding Revenue Bonds (Refinancing SRF Program Improvements)
      • $23,122,000 City of Jeffersonville, Indiana, $22,350,000 Sewage Works Revenue Bonds of 2011, Series A and $772,000 Taxable Sewage Works Revenue Bonds of 2011, Series B (Wastewater System Improvements)
      • $5,790,000 Tax-Exempt Lease Rental Revenue Bonds, Series 2010A and $116,620,000 Taxable Lease Rental Revenue Bonds, Series 2010B (Build America Bonds – Direct Pay Option) (Ford Center Multi-use Facility)
      • $84,664,479.30 City of Carmel, Indiana, Capital Appreciation and Current Interest Junior Waterworks Revenue Bonds of 2009 (New Waterworks Treatment Plant and System Improvements)
      • City of Rensselear, General Obligation Bonds of 2008 (Road Improvements)
      • Indiana Finance Authority Lease Appropriation Bonds (Lucas Oil Stadium Project) Series 2007
      • City of East Chicago Waterworks Revenue Bonds of 2006 (SRF Project)
      • City of Greensburg General Obligation Bonds of 2005 (City Hall Project)
      • City of Rensselear Sewage Works Revenue Refunding Bonds of 2004
      • Town of Palmyra Waterworks Revenue Bonds of 2003 (Rural Development Loan)
      • Warrants issued by 124 Schools, Cities, Counties and other Units participating in the Indiana Bond Bank’s 2002 Advance Funding Program
      • LaPorte Community School Corporation, First Mortgage Refunding Bonds, Series 2001A and Series 2001B
      • City of East Chicago, Lease Rental Revenue Bonds of 2000 (Police, Court & EMS Facility Project)
      • Delaware Township, Hamilton County, General Obligation Bonds of 1999 (Administration Facility Project)
      • City of Greensburg Waterworks Revenue Bonds of 1998 and Waterworks Refunding Revenue Bonds of 1998
      • Marion County Convention & Recreational Facility Authority Excise Taxes Lease Rental Revenue Subordinate Bonds, Series 1997 (Conseco Fieldhouse Project)
      • Indiana Health Facility Financing Authority Clarian Hospital Acquisition Financing Bonds, Series 1996
      • City of Carmel, Economic Development Housing Refunding Bond (FHA Insured Mortgage), Series 1995
      • Doe Creek School Building Corporation, First Mortgage Bonds, Series 1994
      • Economic Development (TIF) Lease Revenue Bonds of 1993 of the City of Rensselaer
      • City of Noblesville, Economic Development Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 1992
      • Water Works Revenue Bonds of 1991 of the City of Rushville, Indiana
      • Park District Bonds of 1990 of the City of Seymour, Indiana
      • Certificates of Participation, Series 1989 evidencing a proportionate interest of the holder thereof in lease rental payments made by Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County (Hancock County, Indiana) to the New Palestine Elementary School Building Corporation
      • Tippecanoe County-Lafayette: County Building Authority Law Enforcement Building Bonds of 1988
      • Indiana State Office Building Commission Capitol Complex Revenue Bonds, Series 1986, Series 1990A, Series 1990B, Series 1990C, and Series 1990D


  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2015-2020, in the field of Public Finance Law
  • Selected for inclusion in the Indiana Super Lawyers® lists


Professional Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association (Past Chairman, Governmental Lawyers Section)
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Community Involvement

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Current and past member of various civic organizations and functions include CORE Task Group reporting to the Greater Indianapolis Progress Council



  • Participates as a speaker and/or prepares materials for multiple public finance related events


Indiana University, B.S., 1981
Indiana University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1985

  • Indiana, 1985

Registered Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1982

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