Municipal Securities Financing Experience

Robert Doty provides municipal bond expert witness and litigation consulting services. Mr. Doty is President and Proprietor of AGFS, located in Annapolis, Maryland.

Although Mr. Doty served as a financial and municipal advisor to municipal bond issuers and obligated persons for more than 20 years, he no longer functions in that role. Instead, Mr. Doty provides municipal bond expert witness, forensic analysis and other consulting services to lawyers interested in municipal securities.

For a detailed PDF document covering Robert Doty’s extensive municipal finance experience, which provides background for Mr. Doty’s current litigation and municipal bond expert witness consulting services, please click here to download: Financial Consulting Experience.

For additional information regarding Mr. Doty’s qualifications, publications and municipal bond market participation, go to Experience Highlights, and Curriculum Vitae, and for information regarding Mr. Doty’s litigation consultation and municipal bond expert witness services and experience, go to Consulting with Lawyers.

AGFS assisted the 49er Fire Protection District (Nevada City, CA) in financing approximately $1 million of a $2.4 million new fire station to serve the district.

Municipal Bonds Expert Witness Services

Robert Doty offers municipal securities expert witness and municipal bonds litigation and other legal consulting services for lawyers. He has participated in more than 160 municipal and corporate securities matters, and has testified as a finance industry expert witness in depositions and at trial approximately 80 times. Mr. Doty has testified as an expert witness on the finance industry in federal courts in Kentucky, Illinois and Iowa, and state courts in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey and Virginia; before Administrative Law Judges of the Securities and Exchange Commission; before arbitration panels of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Arbitration Association; and by video before a New Mexico special legislative investigative Subcommittee in an impeachment proceeding. A list of Mr. Doty’s litigation consulting and municipal bonds expert witness engagements is available upon request.

As appropriate, Mr. Doty works with plaintiff and defense counsel in municipal securities litigation with respect to a wide range of issues relating to municipal securities and the municipal securities market, the roles and responsibilities of issuers, financial and other municipal advisors, underwriters, counsel, trustees, feasibility consultants, appraisers, investors and other participants in municipal securities transactions, and prevailing disclosure, due diligence and fiduciary duty customs, practices and standards of care in the municipal bond market.

AGFS® is a registered trademark of Robert W. Doty.