American College of Bond Counsel

Directory of Fellows

Chauncey W. Lever, Jr.

Foley & Lardner LLP

One Independent Dr.
Ste. 1300
Jacksonville, FL 32202 Tel - (904) 359-8774 URL -


Public Finance, Health Care Finance, and Finance & Financial Institutions

Professional Affiliates

Mr. Lever’s professional affiliations include the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the Florida Government Finance Officers Association. He is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the District Court for the Middle District of Florida.


Mr. Lever graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1978, where he was an editor of the University of Florida Law Review, and from Wofford College in 1975, where he received his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Mr. Lever is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP. He practices in the areas of public finance and health care finance, serving as bond counsel, special tax counsel, disclosure counsel, and counsel to underwriters, purchasers, credit enhancers, borrowers, issuers, bond trustees, and other parties in connection with governmental purpose and private activity financings.

Representative Experience

Mr. Lever has extensive experience with financings for governmental capital improvements and infrastructure, utilities, airports, seaports, private and public hospitals and other health care facilities, multi-state health systems, housing, senior living facilities, educational facilities, charter school facilities, 501(c)(3) organizations, industrial development and community redevelopment. Mr. Lever’s practice in public finance and health care finance includes related interest rate hedging transactions and related tax and securities law matters. He is a member of the firm’s Public Finance and Health Care Finance Practices and Finance & Financial Institutions Practice.