J. Paul Trouche

Shareholder  |  Charleston

Meet Paul

A life-long resident of Charleston, Paul Trouche has over 40 years of experience in public finance. As bond counsel, he guides state and local governmental bond issues. Among his clients is South Carolina's largest debt issuer.

As underwriter's counsel, Paul has represented banks and investment bankers on a wide variety of negotiated bond issues.

As advisor to public bodies on innovative financing alternatives, he finds solutions to capital needs with vehicles such as tax-increment financing, municipal-improvement districts, impact fees, special assessment bonds, franchise and hospitality fees, intergovernmental agreements and public/private partnerships.

Languages

English • German • Portuguese • Spanish

Education
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1976
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1972
Admissions
  • South Carolina, 1978
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Public Finance Law (2005-2021)
  • Best Lawyers® 2018 Public Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" Charleston
  • Best Lawyers® 2012 Public Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" Charleston
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Historical Society, former President
  • Palmetto Society, former President
  • Commissioners of Pilotage, former Chairman